Movies like Mirai

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Mirai (2018)
 7.0
 14K
Mirai (2018)
Original name: 未来のミライ
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The movie follows a 4-year old boy who is struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister in the family until things turn magical. A mysterious garden in the backyard of the boy's home becomes a gateway allowing the child to travel back in time and encounter his mother as a little girl and his great-grandfather as a young man. These fantasy-filled adventures allow the child to change his perspective and help him become the big brother he was meant to be.
Style: sincere, touching, entertaining, humorous, funny, thought provoking, feel good, enigmatic, captivating, complex ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: time travel, family relations, dog, jealousy, sibling relationship, child, magic, baby, boy, little boy, travel, grandfather granddaughter relationship, house, brother sister relationship, sent to the past, time traveler, time jump, adventure, family, time loop, parents and children, changing the past or future, everyday life, escapades, child's point of view ...
Place: tokyo

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Most similar movies to Mirai

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, captivating and light films with plots about adventure, family relations, friendship, escapades, family, children and imaginary mostly in Animation, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Mirai: Howl's Moving Castle (2004), Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017), Wolf Children (2012), Okko's Inn (2018), The Boy and the Beast (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.
Style: touching, fairy tale, atmospheric, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: witch, self discovery, adventure, imaginary, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, steampunk, magical, fantasy world, palaces castles and temples, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Mary and the Witch's Flower (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby forest and discovers an old broomstick and a strange flower. Mary finds herself at Endor College -- a school of magic run by headmistress Madam Mumblechook and the brilliant Doctor Dee. But there ...
Style: entertaining, colourful, captivating, light
Plot: witch, witchcraft, good versus evil, magic, magical power, happy ending, girl, rescue, village, adventure, friendship, summer vacation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 42K
Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: heartbreaking, atmospheric, sweet, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, childhood, family relations, wolf, parents and children, single mother, human becomes animal, social relations, supernatural, school, love, imaginary ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 2K
Okko's Inn (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 12-year-old Oriko Seki, who lost her parents in a car accident, ended up living in her grandmother's Onsen Ryokan "Haru no Ya." With the ghost "Uribou" cohabitating with her and all the other odds, she ended up training to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, feel good, thought provoking, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: innkeeper, orphan, dream, grandmother granddaughter relationship, ghost, spirit, school, teacher, fortune teller, ceremony, little girl, childhood flashback ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A story of encounters and partings interwoven between people; this is a human drama with feelings that touch one's heart gradually, which everyone has experienced at least once.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, orphan, love, female protagonist, adventure, death, friendship, teenager, warrior, baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Boy and the Beast (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Kyuta, a boy living in Shibuya, and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from Jutengai, an imaginary world. One day, Kyuta forays into the imaginary world and, as he's looking for his way back, meets Kumatetsu who becomes his spirit guide. That ...
Style: touching, breathtaking, interesting, intense, stylized ...
Plot: training, beast, mentor, friendship, orphan, father son relationship, fantasy world, destiny, martial arts, transformation, loneliness, good versus evil ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Welcome to the Space Show (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Five children save the life of a dog-like alien while at a self-run summer camp. He attempts to reward them by taking them to an alien colony on the Moon. Events take a turn for the worse when his report on that attack that injured him causes ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: moon, space travel, rescue, friendship, adventure, track down, space and aliens, alien, getting home, escapades, danger, school ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 228K
Your Name. (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: High schoolers Mitsuha and Taki are complete strangers living separate lives. But one night, they suddenly switch places. Mitsuha wakes up in Taki’s body, and he in hers. This bizarre occurrence continues to happen randomly, and the two must ...
Style: touching, romantic, captivating, surprise ending, sentimental ...
Plot: body swapping, romance, school, time travel, love, beautiful scenery, girl, schoolgirl, boy, star crossed lovers, race against time, destiny ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Stand by Me Doraemon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the suburbs of Tokyo some time ago, there lived a clumsy boy about 10 years old. There appeared in front of him named Sewashi, Nobita's descendant of four generations later from the 22nd century, and Doraemon, a 22nd century cat-type ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, 3d animation ...
Plot: family relations, computer animation, friends, parents and children, pets, androids and robots, youth, mission, time travel, boy, prank, cartoon cat ...
Time: 22nd century, future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 134K
Ponyo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The son of a sailor, 5-year old Sosuke lives a quiet life on an oceanside cliff with his mother Lisa. One fateful day, he finds a beautiful goldfish trapped in a bottle on the beach and upon rescuing her, names her Ponyo. But she is no ordinary ...
Style: touching, sweet, scenic, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mermaid, magical, princess, obsessive quest, fish, transformation, adventure, friendship, wish come true, ocean or sea, imaginary kingdom, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mirai of the Future (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The movie follows a 4-year old boy who is struggling to cope with the arrival of a little sister in the family until things turn magical. A mysterious garden in the backyard of the boy's home becomes a gateway allowing the child to travel back ...
Plot: garden, children, time travel, backyard, grandfather granddaughter relationship, girl, brother sister relationship, boy, magic, child, love, spoiled brat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When 17-year-old Makoto Konno gains the ability to, quite literally, "leap" backwards through time, she immediately sets about improving her grades and preventing personal mishaps. However, she soon realises that changing the past ...
Style: touching, feel good, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, friendship, supernatural ability, teenage love, classmate, high school, school, teenage girl, love, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, future, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mr. Osomatsu the Movie (2019)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The sextuplets attend a high school class reunion. There, they see all their former classmates who have become "proper" adults with company jobs. The sextuplets sulk about this and go home and drink until they fall asleep. But when they ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, humorous
Plot: time warp, sent to the past, changing the past or future, time travel, time jump, adventure, time loop, obsessive quest, time machine, escapades, brothers, time traveler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 127K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, sincere, modern fairy tale, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, magic, disney, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, computer animation, dead father, teenage protagonist, fairy, van ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Doraemon: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Unable to endure the midsummer heat, Doraemon transports Nobita and his friends to a huge iceberg floating in the South Pacific. While creating an amusement parks with the secret tool "Ice-working Iron" the group finds a mysterious golden ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, humorous, exciting, 2d animation
Plot: time travel, amusement park, atlantis, friendship, adventure, time traveler, time loop, sent to the past, friends, time jump, good versus evil, iceberg ...
Place: antarctica, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Velveteen Rabbit (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lonely boy wins over his distant father and strict grandmother with help from a brave velveteen rabbit whose one wish is to become a real rabbit someday
Style: feel good, fairy tale, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: family relations, friendship, objects come to life, imaginary, escapades, youth, family life, children, mischievous children, love, imaginary kingdom, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, 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: exciting, humorous, touching, sweet, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, family, time machine, talking animals, disney, adventure, orphan, computer animation, eccentric family, sent to the past, scientist, adoption ...
Time: future, contemporary, 2030s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: canada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Monica's Gang in an Adventure in Time (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Our heroes need to take a trip in time, in a Time Machine, in order to recoup the essence of the four elements before the Earth gets frozen. The Gang will face the dangers of the Ancient History with Piteco, will help Papa-Capim to save the Forest, ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: time travel, time machine, back in time, sent to the past, time traveler, time jump, changing the past or future, time paradox, time loop, pirate, showdown, save the world ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who is destined to live the “same old” repetitive life confined on the ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: danger, animals, disorder, wilderness, anthropomorphism, animal life, parents and children, friendship, escapades, friends, adventure, dangerous animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.2
 951
Extinct (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, China
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The original adventure-comedy follows Op and Ed, two adorable donut-shaped animals -- FLUMMELS -- who accidentally time-travel from 1835 to modern-day Shanghai. There they discover traffic, trans fats, and worst of all, that flummels are now ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, funny, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, obsessive quest, changing the past or future, changing the future, time warp, sent to the past, sent to the future, time portal, time jump, time traveler, adventure, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 140
Pinocchio (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The Little Wooden Toy. The unforgettable story of a little wooden boy who longs with all his heart to become real. When a small spark of magic escapes from the Blue Fairy's home, it travels down toy maker Gepetto's chimney, bringing one ...
Style: touching, humorous, stylized, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: puppet, friends, family relations, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, miraculous event, wish come true, wizards and magicians, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 34K
Abominable (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, feel good, exciting, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: yeti, reunion, quest, travel, zoologist, friendship, adventure, family relations, capture, snow, friends, teamwork ...
Place: mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Powerful magic cast by Alex spells trouble for the Russo's. The kids must go on an adventure to save their family and their existence.
Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: wizards and magicians, magic, hereditary gift of witchcraft, teenage life, supernatural ability, magic wand, family vacation, island, sibling rivalry, memory loss, family, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 4.5
 211
Quest for Zhu (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The heartwarming tale of four lively young teens (who just happen to be hamsters) on a questto find the Palace of Zhu, where they believe all their dreams will come true.Join the feisty and lovable Pipsqueak,Mr. Squiggles, Chunk, Num Nums, and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, fairy tale, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, pet shop, family, pets, friends, adventure, escapades, danger, dog, talking animals, magic, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 118K
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, boy, ceo, job promotion, family relations, child as adult, little boy, adventure, imagination, brothers, child protagonist ...
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, holiday, santa claus, magical, race against time, family, escapades, hi-tech, letter, imaginary, adventure, reindeer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: idaho, tanzania, cuba, toronto ontario canada, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 329
Pinocchio (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, France, Belgium
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his surprise when he discovers that the puppet moves, as if by magic, ...
Style: fairy tale, sincere, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, escapades, parents and children, young heroes, youth, pinocchio, transformation, education, carpenter, friendship, puppet, wish fulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 38K
The Ant Bully (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: ant, computer animation, friendship, rescue, bully, warner bros, adventure, family, self discovery, vengeance, superior, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Flying Machine (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Poland, China, India, Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family takes a journey across the globe on a strange and amazing flying machine, experiencing a series of adventures along the way.
Style: stylized, touching, exciting, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, adventure, parents and children, imaginary, escapades, family relations, classical music, flying machine, grand piano, youth, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, 2d animation, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, time travel, young heroes, rescue, escapades, disorder, danger, talking animals, heroes, prehistoric creature ...
Time: 90s, prehistory, prehistoric, prehistoric times, 1990s ...
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%