Movies like Despicable Me 2

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Despicable Me 2 (2013)
 7.4
 330K
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, not serious, feel good, stylized, exciting, funny, entertaining, clever, witty, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, anti heroes, adoption, bakery, spy, cat, parent child relationship, falling in love, secret agent, first date, escapades, imaginary, disorder, master villain, save the world, parents and children, single father, family life, heroes, family relations, worldwide chaos, top secret, research, parenthood, character change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s, 20th century
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, clever and funny films with plots about adventure, family, children, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and catastrophe mostly in Family, Comedy and Animation genres. Some movies like Despicable Me 2: The Croods (2013), Minions (2015), The Lego Movie (2014), The Smurfs 2 (2013), Megamind (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 444K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
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: humorous, feel good, sweet, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, family, orphan, friendship, little girl, adoptive father, supervillain, chase, villain, mad scientist, children, assistant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 171K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, family life, family, parents and children, family relations, journey, father daughter relationship, life turned upside down, escapades, caveman ...
Time: prehistory, ancient world, prehistoric, stone age, prehistoric times ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 186K
Minions (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, exciting, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: assistant, family, master villain, escapades, master and servant, mad scientist, female villain, super villain, imaginary, kids and family, adventure, storytelling ...
Time: prehistoric times, year 1968, 1960s, 20th century
Place: antarctica, england, buckingham palace, usa, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 289K
The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together.
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: save the world, toys, lego, friendship, adventure, creativity, heroic mission, family, prophecy, escapades, chosen one, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.4
 33K
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: not serious, humorous, melancholic, entertaining, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: family, chases and races, imaginary, chase, disorder, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, curses spells and rituals, friends, confined, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.
Style: funny, colourful, entertaining, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids
Plot: twin brother, fantasy world, brother brother relationship, spy, diamond, villain, fired from a job, prison escape, kidnapping, kids and family, prison, happy ending ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: inventions and discoveries, technology gone awry, food, mad scientist, adventure, family, social misfits, small town, goofy hero, disorder, parents and children, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2009
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 199K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, master villain, rivalry, superhuman powers, reporter, fish, uninhibited rivalry, secret identity, redemption, lifestyle change, transformation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, rescue, adventure, elephant, friendship, family, fantasy world, determination, goofy hero, save the day, danger, talking animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 24K
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: humorous, entertaining, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: family, heist, squirrel, friendship, crime gone awry, unlikely partners, friends, fish out of water, talking animals, chase, betrayal, rat ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 28K
Hop (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, exciting, funny, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: easter bunny, easter, desire for fame, audition, ambition, track down, fish out of water, nothing goes right, hollywood, family relations, leaving home, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: music band, family, island, friends, cruise ship, chipmunk, young heroes, talking animals, youth, children, adventure, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 317K
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: humorous, touching, offbeat, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: villain, nothing goes right, car race, adventure, obsessive quest, journey, misfit, courage, medal, arcade, bullying, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 346K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, humorous, touching, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, robot, boy genius, family, imaginary, moral dilemma, revenge, androids and robots ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 142K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, squirrel, turtle, garden, animal life, family, friendship, disorder, entrapment, heroic mission, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, buddies, friendship, espionage, working undercover, escapades, rescue, talking animals, penguins, danger, animals, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: shanghai, new york, venice, shanghai china, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.4
 87K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, colourful, light, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, obsessive quest, tree, friendship, environmentalism, adventure, young heroes, childhood, danger, talking animals, deforestation, happy ending ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: scientist, food, friendship, island, adventure, family, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, save the day, inventor, danger, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 6.6
 84K
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: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, benign alien, alien, family, alien invasion, save the world, imaginary, escapades, danger, odd couple, distant planet ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa, cross country, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
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: feel good, not serious, humorous, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: alien, astronaut, escape, rescue, adventure, mysterious planet, family, anti heroes, master villain, planet, spacecraft, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.8
 49K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fantasy world, good versus evil, family, adventure, friendship, young heroes, escapades, fish out of water, danger, disorder, prejudice, steampunk ...
Time: victorian
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 75K
The Smurfs (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium, Canada
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, exciting, funny, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: family, blue, magic, fish out of water, chase, disorder, getting home, curses spells and rituals, friends, urban, adventure, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 19K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: animal life, adventure, friendship, escapades, bear, dachshund, talking animals, forest, deer, disorder, daring rescue, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea, Australia
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: humorous, not serious, entertaining, captivating, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: underwater, superhero, best friends, adventure, save the world, good versus evil, heroic mission, time travel, creativity, happy ending, pirate, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 142K
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, exciting, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, orphan, dog, disney, adventure, social worker, family, friendship, self sacrifice, family relations, disorder, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: hawaii, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: humorous, exciting, entertaining, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, family, holiday, santa claus, race against time, escapades, adventure, letter, redemption, runaway, elf, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, mexico, idaho, cuba, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 2.8
 4K
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: humorous, not serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, goofy hero, master villain, save the world, family, heroic mission, animal life, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this animated adventure, brilliant preteen inventor Lewis creates a memory scanner to retrieve his earliest recollections and find out why his mother gave him up for adoption. But when the villainous Bowler Hat Guy steals the machine, Lewis is ...
Style: humorous, exciting, futuristic, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: time travel, family, time machine, adventure, eccentric family, orphan, friendship, master villain, adoption, escapades, inventor, sent to the past ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, mouse, friendship, bird, falcon, adventure, skyscraper, daring rescue, rescue, animal life, fish out of water, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.1
 38K
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, espionage, heroic mission, special agents, partners, good versus evil, animal life, chases and races, government agency, save the world, talking animals, kids and family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%