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Onward (2020)
 7.5
 58K
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, teenage boy, adventure, disney, magic, van, dead father, computer animation, fairy, surrealism, single mother, friendship, sword, teenage protagonist, family, family relations, parents and children, hopes, escapades, mythology, creature, quest, unicorn ...
Time: contemporary

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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 disney mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Onward: Throne of Elves (2017), Brother Bear (2003), Home (2015), Puss in Boots (2011), The Pagemaster (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, humorous, sincere, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: elf, fantasy world, enemy, beast, magical, struggle for survival, wizards and magicians, knight, youth, friendship, duel, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 93K
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, redemption, family, grizzly bear, disney, transformation, self discovery, brother brother relationship, hunting ...
Time: prehistory, 1890s, prehistoric times
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 89K
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, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, alien, friendship, benign alien, save the world, imaginary, escapades, family, danger, odd couple, disney, computer animation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ 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, imaginary kingdom, friendship, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, rescue, in the woods, dangerous animal, happy ending, fantasy world, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.6
 140K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, cat, imaginary kingdom, friendship, talking cat, talking animals, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, happy ending, magical, magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 20K
The Pagemaster (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, mischievous children, library, magic, fish out of water, young heroes, getting home, heroic mission, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, imagination ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ 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, exciting, stylized, fairy tale, 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: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, sincere, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, adventure, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, computer animation, magic, mischievous children, small town ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 106K
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: twin brother, happy ending, disney, fantasy world, brother brother relationship, villain, fired from the job, fired from a job, kidnapping, prison escape, action figure, rubik's cube ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Little Vampire 3D (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the characters from the bestselling novels by Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, tells the story of Rudolph, a thirteen year old vampire, whose clan is threatened by a notorious vampire hunter. He meets Tony, a mortal of the same age, who is ...
Style: light, captivating, exciting, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, adventure, vampire, family relations, parents and children, society, 13 year old, vampire hunter, youth, brother brother relationship, blood, bed and breakfast ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: adventure, jungle, talking animals, friendship, determination, elephant, rescue, fantasy world, family, friends, goofy hero, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 230K
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, light, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, underwater, fish, memory loss, friendship, disney, amnesia, self doubt, family, computer animation, reunion, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: captivating, entertaining, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the day, youth, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, rescue, escapades, rivalry, danger, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 69K
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: colourful, light, sweet, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: troll, adventure, friendship, family, happy ending, disney, music, princess, escape, abduction, dancing, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 36K
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, friendship, rescue, bully, shrinking, adventure, family, self discovery, children, vengeance, computer animation, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a sprite named Crysta shrinks a human boy, Zak, down to her size, he vows to help the magical fairy folk stop a greedy logging company from destroying their home, the pristine rainforest known as FernGully. Zak and his new friends fight to ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: fairy, adventure, good versus evil, environment, imaginary kingdom, in the woods, jungle, righting the wronged, danger, save the day, fish out of water, ecological disaster ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, intense, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: firefighter, disney, rescue, airplane, adventure, friends, friendship, danger, aviation, love, national park, anthropomorphism ...
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 185K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, family relations, disney, family life, caveman, cave, journey, parents and children, hunting, family ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, prehistoric, ancient world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 317K
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, friendship, prophecy, heroic mission, family, chosen one, teamwork, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, clever, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: rescue, adventure, family, eccentric family, mischievous children, heroic mission, supernatural ability, supernatural, friendship, wildlife, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, london, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, captivating, futuristic, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, adventure, internet, friendship, save the day, computer, girl, human, buddies, cat, giant, video game ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 259K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, good versus evil, teamwork, misfit, deception, danger, villain, adventure, fight, threat, exile, individualism ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, light, sweet, feel good, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: singing, dancing, fantasy world, salvation, troll, culture clash, destiny, happiness, friendship, adventure, friends, tribe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 8.1
 582K
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, motivational, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, life philosophy, happy ending, childhood, family relations, disney, coming of age, memory, imaginary, joy, creativity, imaginary friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.7
 83K
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: fish, chicken, young heroes, friendship, disney, alien, spacecraft, adventure, family, small town, parents and children, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, inventor, parents and children, technology gone awry, mad scientist, family, food, goofy hero, disorder, inventions and discoveries, unsupportive parent, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Troll in Central Park (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to be mean ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, cult film ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: troll, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, family, youth, fish out of water, heroes, escapades, mischievous children, good versus evil ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: feel good, exciting, fairy tale, 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 ⇓
43%
 5.6
 21K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, talking animals, forest, teaching the ways of the world, getting home, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.7
 391K
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, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, follow your dream, adventure, horse, unlikely couple, family, imaginary kingdom, love and romance, fall in love, queen, king ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%