Movies like The Star

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The Star (2017)
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The Star (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A small but brave donkey and his animal friends become the unsung heroes of the greatest story ever told, the first Christmas.
Style: feel good, captivating, sincere, humorous, exciting, fairy tale, uplifting, biblical
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, christianity, bible, baby, donkey, camel, obsessive quest, birth, pregnant woman, sheep, bible story, religion, christian, caravan, king, jesus, childbirth, pigeon, wedding day, newborn baby, newborn, preaching, horse, escape, chase ...

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Most similar movies to The Star

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about family, adventure, christmas, friends, escapades, computer animation and imaginary mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Star: Sea Level (2011), The Tale of Despereaux (2008), The Little Troll Prince (1987), Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2013), Saving Santa (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
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Sea Level (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Pup, a bamboo shark, discovers egg sacs while playing around the ocean with his friends. When he sees human poachers stealing the eggs from his reef, Pup makes it his mission to save his family. As he leaves the sea and enters the beautiful, yet ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, obsessive quest, best friends, sea creature, fish out of water, escapades, disorder, shark, friends, family, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, mouse, adventurer, friendship, hopes, daring rescue, self discovery, society, rebellion, escapades, anthropomorphic mouse, anthropomorphic animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Troll Prince (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: A little troll finds himself in a wonderful voyage from the Troll Kingdom until a human house, where he discover the Christmas and God.
Style: 2d animation
Audience: kids
Plot: christmas, troll, christianity, christian, religion, forest, gnome, mountain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Santa narrates the story of Buddy's travels to New York City to meet the father he never knew he had. Along the way his unrelenting cheer transforms the lives of everyone he meets and opens his father's eyes to the magic of Christmas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, obsessive quest, holiday, friends, escapades, family, disorder, elf, imaginary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 5.3
 3K
Saving Santa (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, santa claus, reindeer, adventure, save the day, fish out of water, escapades, disorder, time travel, when the parents are away, heroes, family ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Magic Crystal (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A magic crystal causes double the number of gifts Santa can deliver all over the world and this makes for many happy gezinnetjes. His criminal assistant Basil however has a diabolical plan: he wants to steal the crystal so as to gain control over ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, orphan, save the day, adventure, escapades, family, christmas spirit, imaginary kingdom, friendship, rivalry, rescue, santa claus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Prep & Landing (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, 3d animation ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, rookie, workplace, escapades, partners, workplace situations, family, partnership, disney, snowstorm, job promotion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Flight Before Christmas (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Denmark, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer.
Style: exciting, feel good, light, sincere, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, adventure, holiday, friends, family, destiny, society, new year, monster, talking animals, family relations, power relations ...
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Kikoriki. Legend of the Golden Dragon (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The lovably simple residents of peaceful Kikoriki Island are thrown kicking and screaming into big adventure, when their resident scientist invents an amazing device - a helmet called "the Improverizor," which takes personality traits from ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: scientist, friends, obsessive quest, adventure hero, legend, youth, unlikely friendships, adventure, body swapping, dragon, imaginary, search
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Moomins and the Winter Wonderland (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: This winter is extraordinary; Moomintroll decides to stay awake to explore the winter instead of hibernating as usually. And winters are certainly totally different than he had imagined. Strangest creatures wander amidst the snowdrifts; midwinter ...
Style: light, semi serious, captivating, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: holiday, christmas, adventure, magical creature, anthropomorphism, winter, creature, escapades, adventurer, anthropomorphic animal, adaptation, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Templeton brothers—Tim and his Boss Baby little bro Ted—have become adults and drifted away from each other. Tim is now a married stay-at-home dad. Ted is a hedge fund CEO. But a new boss baby with a cutting-edge approach and a can-do ...
Style: humorous, funny, allegory, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baby, spy, animals, children, family, boss, sibling rivalry, father daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, baby girl, job promotion, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Fairly Odd Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: After Timmy Turner causes Santa amnesia he must become the new Santa in order to save Christmas.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, wish come true, disorder, friends, save the day, youth, godparent, north pole, snowman, saving christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 7K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: bird, adventure, friends, animal life, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, heroes, family, love, buddies, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Abominable Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Despite repeated warnings about humans from their father, the Abominable Snowman, two Abominable Snowkids find themselves in a sleepy Colorado mountain town after being chased out of their hideaway by a scientist determined to capture them.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, parent child relationship, friendship, mad scientist, disorder, technology, sibling relationship, chase, youth, mountain, bigfoot, animal shelter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dora the Explorer: Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Feliz Navidad! It's Christmas time, but Swiper is up to no good! After he lands on Santa's naughty list, Dora must help the sneaky fox discover the true spirit of Christmas. You can help too as you join Dora in this retelling of a holiday ...
Style: semi serious, entertaining, feel good, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, christmas, family, miraculous event, adventure, magical, christmas season, magic, friends, christmas carol, christmas movie
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Niko 2: Little Brother, Big Trouble (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, Germany, Denmark, Ireland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Set right before Christmas, Niko the reindeer must deal with his mom getting re-married and his being tasked with looking after his little stepbrother.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, adventure, family relations, siblings relations, youth, animal life, escapades, family, rescue mission, winter, reindeer, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
An All Dogs Christmas Carol (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Charlie B. Barker and Itchy Ford are back with Sasha and the gang having a Dicken's of a time as they try to save Christmas from Carface and an evil spirit that wishes to use dogs all over the world to ruin Christmas forever.
Style: exciting, semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, dog, cartoon dog, family, going straight, adventure, unlikely partners, heroes, escapades, hopes, partners, cafe ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Swan Princess Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, India, South Korea
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Princess Odette, Prince Derek and their trusted woodland friends reunite in this all-new adventure for their first Christmas celebration together! As the kingdom prepares for a festive holiday, the villainous Rothbart plots to destroy Christmas. ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, fairy tale, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, princess, holiday, curses spells and rituals, adventure, rivalry, family, escapades, love, happy ending, teaching the ways of the world, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Gotta Catch Santa Claus (2008)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Trevor is a true believer in the holiday spirit, so his skeptical best friend, Veronica, challenges him to show the world actual proof that Santa is real! Trevor and his friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to catch Santa in action and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, save the day, friendship, obsessive quest, track down, disorder, escapades, legends and myths, santa claus, good versus evil, abduction, holiday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Ribbit (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A frog who hates the water and jumping wishes that he could be like the other animals in the Amazon rainforest.
Style: feel good, humorous, sincere, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: obsessive quest, self discovery, friendship, family, animal life, youth, misfit, escapades, curses spells and rituals, jungle, rivalry, insect ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.0
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UglyDolls (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: China, USA, Lithuania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated, strangeness is special and beauty is embraced as more than meets the eye. After traveling to the other side of a mountain, Moxy and her UglyDoll friends discover Perfection -- a ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, funny, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: self acceptance, optimism, adventure, friends, adventurer, friendship, good versus evil, family relations, family, youth, society, toy comes to life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 26 min.
Story: When Sid accidentally destroys Manny's heirloom Christmas rock and ends up on Santa's naughty list, he leads a hilarious quest to the North Pole to make things right and ends up making things much worse. Now it's up to Manny and his ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, light, 3d animation
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, friendship, spoiled brat, disorder, save the day, partners, legends and myths, escapades, silly humor, animal life, holiday ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
 39K
Abominable (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of misfits encounter a young Yeti named Everest, and they set off to reunite the magical creature with his family on the mountain of his namesake.
Style: sincere, captivating, exciting, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, yeti, zoologist, family relations, teenager, travel, capture, quest, creature, friends, supernatural being ...
Place: mount everest, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: George and The Man In The Yellow Hat are having a merry time counting down to Christmas. But neither can decide what to give each other. Will they find the answers before Christmas morning?
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, monkey, christmas present, anthropomorphic animal, gift, friendship, christmas season, human animal relationship, animal human communication, christmas spirit, friends, christmas movie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: A holiday themed animated direct-to-video film starring Academy Award-winners, Tom and Jerry. It uses a good deal of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet The Nutcracker as background music. This film would be the last animated production for Tom and ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: tom and jerry, cat and mouse, christmas, anthropomorphism, cartoon cat, animals, disorder, adventure, friends, partners, uninhibited rivalry, cat versus mouse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set Sail For Adventure! A boatload of beloved VeggieTales pals embark on a fun and fresh pirate adventure with their trademark humor and silly songs in The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything - A VeggieTales Movie! Larry the Cucumber, Mr. Lunt and Pa ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, friends, daring rescue, family, heroes, goofy hero, heroic mission, friendship, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Roadside Romeo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is the story of Romeo. A dude who was living the life. He had the works - the mansion to live in, the chicks to party with and the cars to be driven around in. Until one day, the family he was the favourite pet of, decided to move and left him ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, misfit, life is a bitch, dog, down on your luck, city life, love at first sight, talking animals, disney, love, animals, street life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Alpha and Omega: The Big Fureeze (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Kate and Humphrey head out into the woods to look for food to stock up on for winter, and they leave their three pups with their parents. But the pups and the rest of the pack must venture out in search of them after the duo get caught in a blizzard.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, cartoon wolf, wolf, animals, friendship, animal that acts human, animal protagonist, adventure, talking animals, winter, wild animal, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A postman, S.D. Kluger, decides to answer some of the most common questions about Santa Claus, and tells us about a small baby named Kris who is raised by a family of elf toymakers named Kringle. When Kris grew up, he wanted to deliver toys to the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, humorous, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, family relations, mischievous children, santa claus, escapades, family, good versus evil, rescue, friendship, wedding, holiday, winter ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.7
 454K
Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, captivating, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, romance, disney, disney princess, adventure, love and romance, fall in love, family, unlikely couple, couples, horse, young woman ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%