Movies like Onward

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Onward (2020)
 7.4
 103K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, captivating, humorous, light, visually appealing, psychotronic, banned film
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, brother brother relationship, magic, fantasy world, disney, teenage boy, adventure, teenage protagonist, van, fairy, dead father, computer animation, troll, quest, friendship, surrealism, family, creature, birthday, single mother, unicorn, sword, family relations, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about adventure, computer animation, friendship, family, fantasy world, escapades and animals mostly in Animation, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Onward: Inside Out (2015), Trolls (2016), Despicable Me 3 (2017), The Pagemaster (1994), Monsters, Inc. (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.1
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Inside Out (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. ...
Style: emotional, cerebral, inspirational, motivational, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, life philosophy, disney, childhood, happy ending, family relations, coming of age, memory, imaginary, joy, creativity, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
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100%
 6.5
 73K
Trolls (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the ...
Style: sweet, colourful, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: troll, family, adventure, friendship, disney, music, happy ending, princess, good versus evil, hugging, abduction, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
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Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Gru and his wife Lucy must stop former '80s child star Balthazar Bratt from achieving world domination.
Style: funny, sweet, colourful, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: twin brother, disney, happy ending, fantasy world, brother brother relationship, villain, fired from a job, fired from the job, kidnapping, prison escape, rubik's cube, prison ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 21K
The Pagemaster (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Tyler knows a lot about accidents. So much so, he is scared to do anything that might endanger him, like riding his bike, or climbing into his treehouse. While in an old library, he is mystically transported into the unknown world of books, and he ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, mischievous children, magic, fantasy world, young heroes, imaginary, getting home, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, imagination, dragon ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 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 ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 7.7
 407K
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, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, romance, adventure, horse, family, follow your dream, unlikely couple, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 325K
The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Denmark, Australia
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: not serious, humorous, stylized, exciting, satirical ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: lego, adventure, toys, save the world, creativity, chosen one, friendship, prophecy, heroic mission, family, teamwork, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Taking place six years following the events of the first film, the story will center on Ralph's adventures in the Internet data space when a Wi-Fi router gets plugged into the arcade as he must find a replacement part to fix Sugar Rush.
Style: captivating, exciting, futuristic, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, internet, adventure, friendship, computer, save the day, girl, video game, giant, deadly virus, best friends, rabbit ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 616K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: princess, talking animals, dragon, adventure, friendship, love and romance, opposites attract, swamp, imaginary kingdom, magical, ogre, save the princess ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
100%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, adventure, young heroes, heroes, family, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, imaginary, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A blue harvest moon will rise, allowing the fairies to use a precious moonstone to restore the Pixie Dust Tree, the source of all their magic. But when Tinker Bell accidentally puts all of Pixie Hollow in jeopardy, she must venture out across the ...
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Trolls World Tour (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Queen Poppy and Branch make a surprising discovery — there are other Troll worlds beyond their own, and their distinct differences create big clashes between these various tribes. When a mysterious threat puts all of the Trolls across the land in ...
Style: fairy tale, sweet, entertaining, colourful, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: singing, dancing, adventure, troll, destiny, happiness, salvation, friendship, fantasy world, evil queen, escapades, culture clash ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, food, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, goofy hero, fall in love, inventions and discoveries, unsupportive parent, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dog, life is a bitch, misfit, down on your luck, love, fish out of water, lifestyle, disorder, computer animation, getting home, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: fairy tale, exciting, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, adventure, friendship, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, in the woods, dangerous animal, escapades, rescue, happy ending, fantasy world ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 275K
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, colourful, exciting, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: disney, happy ending, adventure, ocean, island, mythology, magic, young girl, destiny, good versus evil, family, friendship ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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 6.8
 98K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, adventure, disney, hunting, human becomes animal, grizzly bear, animals, brother brother relationship, family, bear, bear attack ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Throne of Elves (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the mythical Elven world of Altera, an epic battle unfolds between the beautiful Princess Liya and the Dark Elf Elena, who has gained possession of a jewel so powerful it allows its holder complete authority over all Alterans.
Style: tense, sincere, humorous, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, fantasy world, magical, beast, warrior, friendship, supernatural ability, knight, supernatural, magician, youth, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Yona Yona Penguin (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rintaro directs a tale of three children who visit a land of wonder. This is the first "3D anime" that Madhouse has produced. Oh, and there are penguins.
Style: entertaining, captivating, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, save the day, friendship, young heroes, youth, mischievous children, rescue, danger, escapades, rivalry, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Black Cauldron (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen ...
Style: stylized, humorous, tense, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children
Plot: sword, pig, good versus evil, magic, wizards, dragon, supernatural, race against time, adventure, fantasy world, family, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, pirate, fairy, friendship, kidnapping, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, heroes, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 50s ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as ...
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: pets, magic, adventure, estate, friendship, family, escapades, cat, anthropomorphic animal, nephew, hare, embezzler ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Hairy Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lucía, an active little girl, looses a tooth. Santiago, her father, is an out-of-work boss, and her mother, Pilar, is a successful but overworked architect, reassure Lucía, by telling her that the Hairy Tooth Fairy (a mouse named Pérez) will come ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, daring rescue, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, kidnapping, animal life, escapades, family, danger, computer animation, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pirate, king, good versus evil, imaginary, escapades, adventure, rivalry, friends, goofy hero, daring rescue, family, computer animation ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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 ⇓
25%
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, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, family, happy ending, adventure, unlikely friendships, imaginary, friends, young kid, vikings, imaginary kingdom, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.
Style: surreal, feel good, humorous, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: magic, orphan, giant, surrealism, adventure, aunt, friendship, young heroes, family, wish come true, adventurer, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, england, manhattan, new york city, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, exciting, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: magical, dragon, ogre, talking animals, friendship, heroes, princess, deal, queen, cat, villain, magic ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%