Movies like The Nut Job

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The Nut Job (2014)
 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 - Maury's Nut Store.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, light, feel good, toilet humor, visually appealing, sweet, melancholic ...
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, rat, betrayal, animal life, adaptation, adventure, creativity, runaway, crimes, misfit, partners, disorder, unlikely criminals, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Nut Job

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, sweet and funny films with plots about talking animals, family, adventure, computer animation, catastrophe, dialogue and storytelling mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Nut Job: Rio (2011), Over the Hedge (2006), Open Season (2006), Free Birds (2013), Open Season 2 (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 207K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, parrot, happy ending, adventure, bird, birds, jungle, animals, friendship, love and romance, family, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.7
 160K
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: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: squirrel, talking animals, adventure, animal life, rescue, heroic mission, suburbs, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, danger, leader ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 87K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, hunting, rescue, buddies, bear, danger, partners, friends, wilderness, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 23K
Free Birds (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this irreverent, hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy for audiences of all ages, directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, thanksgiving, adventure, changing the past or future, bird, birds, imaginary, reluctant partners, escapades, disorder, friends, talking animals ...
Time: 15th century, 21st century, 2010s, 17th century, future
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, circus, getting home, zebra, friendship, family, adventure, villain, uptight character, silly humor, escapades, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
The Nut Job 2 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the evil mayor of Oakton decides to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place, Surly Squirrel and his ragtag group of animal friends need to band together to save their home, defeat the mayor, and take back the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: squirrel, adventure, cartoon dog, buddies, friendship, animal life, misfit, family, escapades, fish out of water, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 8.0
 436K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, talking animals, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, animals, prejudice, rabbit, friendship, stereotypes, investigation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 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 ⇓
100%
 7.2
 238K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: witty, humorous, light, road movie, surreal ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, sheriff, identity crisis, gunfight, friendship, chase, cowboy, duel, heroic mission, save the day, disorder ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 368K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, jungle, island, journey, escape, rescue, adventure, friends, zebra, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 85K
Turbo (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500.
Style: exciting, humorous, inspirational, light, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: car race, underdog, follow your dream, cars, adventure, friends, contests and competitions, dream come true, chases and races, snail, talking animals, ambition ...
Place: usa, indiana, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
67%
 5.3
 24K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, lion, zoo, jungle, rescue, fish out of water, survival, family, talking animals, disney, friendship, danger ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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 ⇓
67%
 6.1
 143K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: bee, animal life, family, culture clash, computer animation, fighting the system, adventure, flower shop, florist, beehive, friendship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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 ⇓
50%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, talking animals, rescue, jungle, birth, friendship, family, ice age, parenthood, bonding, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.3
 81K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary ...
Style: exciting, colourful, funny, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: happy ending, adventure, parrot, bird, jungle, birds, talking animals, family, parents and children, travel, animal life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.0
 39K
Garfield 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: animals, pets, prince, mistaken identity, cat, adventure, family, animal life, disorder, partners, friendship, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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 ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: family, single father, computer animation, spy, adoption, save the world, anti heroes, imaginary, assistant, villain, master villain, female agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, adventure, family, disorder, animal life, rescue, escapades, danger, heroic mission, friends, bird ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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 ⇓
33%
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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: 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 ⇓
33%
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, lion, friendship, zebra, escape, jungle, penguins, zoo, survival, hippopotamus, computer animation, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, madagascar, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.3
 242K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, adventure, memory loss, underwater, shark, fish, friendship, self doubt, underwater scene, amnesia, family, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, stylized, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, adventure, family, friendship, getting home, pirate, friends, animal life, partners, dimwit, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
 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 ⇓
31%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: fairy tale, not serious, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, imaginary, friends, cinderella story, heroes, computer animation, prince, disorder, parody, danger ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%