Movies like Onward

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Onward (2020)
 7.4
 78K
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: sincere, feel good, captivating, humorous, light, visually appealing, psychotronic, banned film
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, brother brother relationship, fantasy world, disney, adventure, teenage boy, magic, computer animation, teenage protagonist, van, fairy, single mother, friendship, surrealism, dead father, quest, creature, troll, birthday, family, sword, family relations, parents and children, hopes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to Onward

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and sweet films with plots about adventure, friendship, family, computer animation, fantasy world, destiny and creativity mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Onward: The Pagemaster (1994), Inside Out (2015), Despicable Me 3 (2017), Horton Hears a Who! (2008), Monsters, Inc. (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: semi serious, feel good, touching, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, magic, mischievous children, fish out of water, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, getting home, young heroes, imagination, book ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 593K
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, motivational, touching, inspirational, colourful ...
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, california, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 109K
Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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: disney, twin brother, fantasy world, happy ending, brother brother relationship, fired from a job, villain, fired from the job, kidnapping, prison escape, rubik's cube, action figure ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, funny, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, determination, jungle, friendship, elephant, rescue, fantasy world, family, friends, save the day, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.0
 795K
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: sweet, feel good, funny, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, creature, fear, parallel world, friends, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 70K
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, adventure, disney, friendship, family, happy ending, music, fantasy world, good versus evil, abduction, princess, dancing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 90K
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: exciting, light, emotional, humorous, entertaining ...
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 ⇓
75%
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, life is a bitch, misfit, dog, down on your luck, love, fish out of water, lifestyle, disorder, computer animation, getting home, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, family, adventure, young heroes, heroes, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, imaginary, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: africa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: entertaining, captivating, tense, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, fantasy world, magical, supernatural ability, enemy, young heroes, friendship, knight, struggle for survival, magician, beast, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 319K
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, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: lego, toys, adventure, save the world, creativity, chosen one, friendship, prophecy, heroic mission, family, teamwork, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, computer animation, magic, mischievous children, supernatural ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 396K
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, family, follow your dream, adventure, unlikely couple, horse, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, romance, queen ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ 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, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: singing, dancing, adventure, fantasy world, happiness, salvation, friendship, troll, evil queen, tribe, escapades, culture clash ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 600K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, witty, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: princess, adventure, dragon, swamp, opposites attract, talking animals, love and romance, friendship, save the princess, reluctant partners, magic, ogre ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
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, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, food, goofy hero, fall in love, inventions and discoveries, disorder, unsupportive parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: exciting, futuristic, captivating, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, internet, adventure, friendship, computer, save the day, girl, human, buddies, cat, giant, video game ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 94K
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, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, human becomes animal, grizzly bear, family, redemption, self discovery, transformation, brother brother relationship, hunting, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
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, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, in the woods, rescue, dangerous animal, happy ending, fantasy world, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
 261K
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, ocean, adventure, island, mythology, magic, destiny, young girl, quest, girl, family ...
Place: pacific ocean, polynesia, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.3
 234K
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, touching, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, disney, underwater, fish, memory loss, friendship, self doubt, amnesia, family, computer animation, teamwork, reunion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ 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, rescue, youth, young heroes, mischievous children, escapades, danger, rivalry, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 186K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, family, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cat, pets, talking animals, unlikely partners, journey, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 84K
Chicken Little (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When the sky really is falling and sanity has flown the coop, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: chicken, young heroes, friendship, alien, spacecraft, fish, disney, adventure, family, small town, danger, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 365K
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, archery, princess, witch, adventure, queen, magical, royal family, kingdom, curses spells and rituals, king ...
Time: 10th century
Place: scotland, europe, scottish highlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: friendship, dragon, happy ending, adventure, family, imaginary, vikings, warrior, imaginary kingdom, training, unlikely friendships, journey ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 164K
Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish, shark, adventure, underwater, anthropomorphic animal, animal life, heroes, computer animation, anthropomorphism, friendship, talking animals, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 8.2
 912K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, family, friendship, journey, unlikely friendships, dog, friends, obsessive quest, wilderness, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: toys, christmas, toy, adventure, friendship, family, imaginary, getting home, danger, talking animals, disney, computer animation ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, light, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, save the day, friends, escapades, barbie, fairy, fantasy world, heroes, rivalry, wizards and magicians, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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