Movies like Wolfwalkers

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Wolfwalkers (2020)
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Wolfwalkers (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a time of superstition and magic, when wolves are seen as demonic and nature an evil to be tamed, a young apprentice hunter comes to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last pack. But when she saves a wild native girl, their friendship leads her to discover the world of the Wolfwalkers and transform her into the very thing her father is tasked to destroy.
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, stylized
Plot: friendship, lone wolves, celtic, father daughter relationship, wolf, folklore, kids and family, family relations, happy ending, hunter, good versus evil, legends and myths, human animal relationship, friend, courage, foe turned friend, rescue, peril, unlikely friendships, teamwork, blindfold
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out fairy tale, feel good, visually appealing and sweet films with plots about friendship, adventure, computer animation, heroes, family, escapades and fantasy world mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Wolfwalkers: Song of the Sea (2014), The Secret of Kells (2009), Spirited Away (2001), The Boxtrolls (2014), The Secret World of Arrietty (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Song of the Sea (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as ...
Style: captivating, touching, colourful, emotional, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, lighthouse, supernatural, supernatural ability, mythical creature, curses spells and rituals, ocean or sea, legends and myths, danger, lighthouse keeper, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, europe, japan, tokyo
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100%
The Secret of Kells (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Adventure awaits 12 year old Brendan who must fight Vikings and a serpent god to find a crystal and complete the legendary Book of Kells. In order to finish Brother Aiden's book, Brendan must overcome his deepest fears on a secret quest that ...
Style: stylized, exciting, feel good, fairy tale, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: in the woods, fairy, adventure, viking, good versus evil, monk, monastery, underwater scene, underwater, sea monster, legends and myths, imaginary ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.6
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Spirited Away (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young girl, Chihiro, becomes trapped in a strange new world of spirits. When her parents undergo a mysterious transformation, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free her family.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: parallel world, fantasy world, imaginary, witch, ghost, adventure, dragon, friendship, supernatural, rescue, surrealism, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 55K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
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: exciting, feel good, humorous, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, family, young heroes, steampunk, prejudice, escapades, fish out of water, disorder, danger ...
Time: victorian, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 14-year-old Arrietty and the rest of the Clock family live in peaceful anonymity as they make their own home from items "borrowed" from the house's human inhabitants. However, life changes for the Clocks when a human boy discovers ...
Style: touching, colourful, scenic, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, magical, miniature person, family, midget, adventure, parallel world, childhood, friends, maid, daring rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 379K
Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, light, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, disney, princess, witch, adventure, computer animation, archery, queen, kingdom, magical, mother daughter relationship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, fairy tale, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, magical, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, siblings relations, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, family, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 262K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female protagonist, female warrior, princess, adventure, dragon, cross dressing, woman dressed as man, good versus evil, friendship, human spirit, hidden identity, boot camp ...
Time: ancient history, 5th century
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: captivating, entertaining, colourful, light
Plot: witch, witchcraft, good versus evil, magic, magical power, happy ending, flower, flowers, girl, rescue, village, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, emotional, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, mythology, adventure, demon, talking animals, princess, heroic mission, danger, in the woods, human spirit, curses spells and rituals, master warrior ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 193K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: sweet, exciting, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cartoon dog, pets, family, journey, cat, animals, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, missouri, ohio, las vegas, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 547
The Great Bear (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Jonathan, 11, usually spends his vacations alone with his grandfather who lives on the edge of a vast forest populated by mythical animals. This year his kid sister Sophie joins him. But it's not cool to be stuck with a little sister, so he ...
Style: feel good, stylized, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, siblings relations, animal life, family relations, family, rescue, in the woods, young heroes, heroes, danger, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, partners, llama, king, rescue, treason, anthropomorphic animal, family ...
Time: 15th century, ancient history
Place: latin america, south america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Drawn from elements of West African folk tales, it depicts how a newborn boy, Kirikou, saves his village from the evil witch Karaba.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: family relations, village, family, good versus evil, adventure, social relations, wise man, friends, imaginary, young heroes, danger, daring rescue ...
Place: africa, tokyo, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, scenic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, computer animation, escapades, partners, waterfall, meteor, meteorite ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, touching, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, childhood, adventure, friendship, legends and myths, holiday, belief, santa claus, imaginary, dreams ...
Place: st. petersburg russia, new york, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mune: Guardian of the Moon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a faun named Mune becomes the Guardian of the Moon, little did he had unprepared experience with the Moon and an accident that could put both the Moon and the Sun in danger, including a corrupt titan named Necross who wants the Sun for himself ...
Style: sweet, light, fairy tale, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, save the world, moon, chosen one, friendship, good versus evil, love and romance, journey, sun, talking animals, young heroes, fantasy world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, female protagonist, orphan, love, adventure, death, mother son relationship, friendship, baby, knight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Azur & Asmar: The Princes' Quest (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Once upon a time there were two children nursed by same woman. Azur, a blonde, blue-eyed son of a noblewoman and Asmar, the dark skinned and dark-eyed child of the nurse. As kids, they fought and loved each other as brothers do. As grown ups, they ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, unlikely friendships, adventure, family, happy ending, imaginary, young kid, friends, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From a riddle-speaking butterfly, a unicorn learns that she is supposedly the last of her kind, all the others having been herded away by the Red Bull. The unicorn sets out to discover the truth behind the butterfly's words. She is eventually ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, light, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: unicorn, magic, adventure, good versus evil, dragon, wizards and magicians, rescue, friendship, prince, heroic mission, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: As Hiccup fulfills his dream of creating a peaceful dragon utopia, Toothless’ discovery of an untamed, elusive mate draws the Night Fury away. When danger mounts at home and Hiccup’s reign as village chief is tested, both dragon and rider must ...
Style: captivating, feel good, touching, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, adventure, friends, flying, overpopulation, love, viking, love interest, fight, team, sword and fantasy, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Snow Queen: Mirror Lands (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A powerful king nearly lost his family due to the Snow Queen's evil deeds. He finds a way to ban all the magic from the world - all the possessors of magic powers are now trapped in Mirrorlands. The only one who can stop him and keep the ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, touching, sincere, inspirational
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, magical mirror, happy ending, kingdom, rescue, friendship, king, isolation, heroes, heroine, pirate, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sheep & Wolves: Pig Deal (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The united town of sheep and wolves lives a peaceful and quiet life until two unexpected guests turn up - a polar fox and a tiny ewe. No one ever expected them to bring a deadly danger, which can be overcome only if they work together. Only teamwork ...
Style: colourful, touching, sweet, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, anthropomorphic animal, battles, battle, sheep, bravery, courage, leader, idealism, happy ending, society, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.6
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Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, atmospheric, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, save the world, heroic mission, imaginary, adventure, obsessive quest, rivalry, knight, heroes, good versus evil, misfit partners, adventurer ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.6
 282K
Moana (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
Style: entertaining, touching, colourful, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, adventure, island, ocean, mythology, magic, young girl, destiny, quest, good versus evil, family ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.7
 129K
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mermaid, friendship, magical, fish, transformation, adventure, princess, ocean or sea, ocean, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, disney, chase, goddess, danger, rivalry, mythology, sinbad, prince, good versus evil, sailor ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.3
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Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: touching, captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, orphan, adventure, friendship, tarzan, adoption, ape man, feral man, animal life, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1910s, 1890s, 1880s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%