Movies like Onward

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Onward (2020)
 7.4
 145K
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, modern fairy tale, fairy tale, visually appealing, funny, touching, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, disney, magic, teenage protagonist, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, centaur, creature, mythical creature, cyclops, fairy, birthday, van, unicorn, single mother, teenager, misfit, dead father, friendship, family, lgbt, lesbian, dragon ...
Time: contemporary, future

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, humorous, entertaining and fairy tale films with plots about adventure, friendship, computer animation, fantasy world, escapades, good versus evil and disney mostly in Animation, Adventure and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Onward: How to Train Your Dragon (2010), Inside Out (2015), Luca (2021), Wish Dragon (2021), Soul (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, fairy tale, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, viking, family, friends, young kid, creature, imaginary kingdom, teamwork, legends and myths ...
Time: middle ages
Place: scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: inspirational, emotional, touching, colourful, motivational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, chick flick ...
Plot: disney, memory, family, joy, childhood, life philosophy, creativity, anger, subconscious, happy ending, imaginary friend, disgust ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, contemporary
Place: san francisco, minnesota, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Luca (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, two young boys experience an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, light, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, water, ocean, disney, monster, coming of age, sea voyage, sea, magical creature, disguise, seaside town, friends ...
Time: 50s, future, year 1959
Place: italy, europe, riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.2
 26K
Wish Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Din, a working-class college student, and Long, a cynical but all-powerful dragon capable of granting wishes, set off on a hilarious adventure through modern day Shanghai in pursuit of Din's long-lost childhood friend, Lina.
Style: captivating, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dragon, magic, wish fulfillment, desire, wish come true, magical power, friendship, teenager, childhood, puppy, best friend, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Soul (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joe Gardner is a middle school teacher with a love for jazz music. After a successful gig at the Half Note Club, he suddenly gets into an accident that separates his soul from his body and is transported to the You Seminar, a center in which souls ...
Style: sincere, philosophical, captivating, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: self discovery, meaning of life, afterlife, life after death, lifestyle change, life & death, jazz, acceptance, life, teaching the ways of the world, musician, following a dream ...
Time: future
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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100%
 6.6
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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, emotional, exciting, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, alien, benign alien, family, alien invasion, save the world, disney, culture clash, loneliness, children, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: australia, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs (2019)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Princes who have been turned into Dwarfs seek the red shoes of a lady in order to break the spell, although it will not be easy.
Style: light, entertaining, funny, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: princess, female protagonist, magic, gnome, snow white, love, overweight, prince, friendship, teamwork, adventure, good versus evil ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 8.1
 895K
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, funny, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: monster, friendship, adventure, creature, parallel world, talking animals, rivalry, fantasy world, friends, misfit, villain, disney ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.9
 667K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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, funny, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, dragon, talking animals, friendship, adventure, love and romance, reluctant partners, stereotypes, magic, ogre, magical, imaginary kingdom ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.7
 351K
The Lego Movie (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, satirical, humorous, stylized, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lego, superhero, adventure, creativity, save the world, toys, friendship, family, prophecy, swamp, heroic mission, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Raya and the Last Dragon (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Plot unknown.
Style: feel good, light, sincere, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, female warrior, kung fu, disney princess, tough girl, travel, female protagonist, creature, imaginary kingdom, sword, magic, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: usa, asia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Brazil
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, light, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: food, adventure, inventor, father son relationship, nerd, mad scientist, family, greed, small town, parents and children, technology gone awry, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york, egypt, london, china, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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, funny, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens ...
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Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Trolls World Tour (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 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, funny, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, light, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
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Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 24K
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: melancholic, feel good, touching, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 7.6
 328K
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: colourful, touching, entertaining, fairy tale, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick ...
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Place: polynesia, pacific ocean, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
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, captivating, fairy tale, entertaining, futuristic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, internet, adventure, computer, friendship, disney princess, giant, princess, save the day, rabbit, alternate world, cat ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: princess, disney, romance, disney princess, love and romance, adventure, fall in love, unlikely couple, family, first love, young woman, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
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, family outing, preschoolers, teens, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, family, determination, jungle, rescue, friends, fantasy world, friendship, elephant, animals, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, friends, adventure, good versus evil, escapades, rivalry, disorder, friendship, siblings relations, heroic mission, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 17th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Throne of Elves (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 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, entertaining, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elf, magical, sword and sorcery, beast, supernatural ability, supernatural, fantasy world, friendship, young heroes, youth, warrior, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.5
 389
Homeward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A boastful elf and his prank-happy orc brother must learn to work together to stop a fiendish orc gang from retrieving a magical stone that will give them the power to take over the world.
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: elf, magic, friends, contests and competitions, good versus evil, friendship, buddies, rescue, heroes, transformation, adventure, fantasy world ...
⇓ 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, stylized, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, family, adventure, friendship, good versus evil, heroes, treasure, family relations, destiny, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.4
 81K
Trolls (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
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: colourful, light, sweet, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adventure, music, friendship, princess, family, troll, happy ending, disney, good versus evil, dancing, fantasy world, hugging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
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Brave (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, light, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: disney, princess, bear, witch, happy ending, mother daughter relationship, rebellious daughter, adventure, family, queen, coming of age, kingdom ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 490K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, atmospheric, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: disney, day of the dead, afterlife, life & death, life after death, childhood, family, boy, death, memory, musician, child protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.5
 10K
Hilda (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: Fearless, free-spirited Hilda finds new friends, adventure and magical creatures when she leaves her enchanted forest home and journeys to the city.
Style: fairy tale, sweet, captivating, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: female protagonist, magical creature, magic, child protagonist, mythical creature, forest, troll, friendship, adventure, folklore, giant creature, children ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
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Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers ...
Plot: adventure, cat, talking animals, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, happy ending, friendship, magic, good versus evil, escapades, sword fight, save the day ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dark fantasy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: witch, steampunk, adventure, magic, supernatural ability, fantasy world, self discovery, curses spells and rituals, wizards, demon, magical, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%