Movies like Minions: The Rise of Gru

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2021)
Minions: The Rise of Gru (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Japan, USA
Story: The continuation of the adventures of the Minions, always in search of a tyrannical leader.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: super villain, assistant, kids and family, heroes, family, mad scientist, disorder, adventure, crimes, police, imaginary, escapades, master villain, ambition, master and servant, flying car
Time: contemporary

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Most similar movies to Minions: The Rise of Gru

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, exciting and not serious films with plots about escapades, family, adventure, disorder, danger, heroes and computer animation mostly in Animation, Family and Comedy genres. Some movies like Minions: The Rise of Gru: Minions (2015), Despicable Me (2010), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Jock the Hero Dog (2011), Escape from Planet Earth (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 207K
Minions (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Minions Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, not serious, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary, family, super villain, master and servant, escapades, assistant, mad scientist, female villain, master villain, adventure, storytelling, caveman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, prehistory, 20th century, year 1968 ...
Place: antarctica, london, england, florida, big ben london ...
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100%
 7.6
 490K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Villainous Gru lives up to his reputation as a despicable, deplorable and downright unlikable guy when he hatches a plan to steal the moon from the sky. But he has a tough time staying on task after three orphans land in his care.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: adoption, orphan, family, imaginary, disney, friendship, little girl, super villain, chase, villain, supervillain, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 362K
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: family, anti heroes, computer animation, anti hero, spy, adoption, cat, bakery, save the world, good versus evil, top secret, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Asterix and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: village life, village, adventure, disorder, escapades, roman empire, rivalry, heroes, partners, superhuman powers, magic, friendship ...
Time: ancient history, 80s
Place: europe, france, england, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Rolie Polie Olie: The Great Defender of Fun (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The evil space pirate Gloomius Maximus is determined that since he can't have fun, nobody else will either. Unfortunately for our heroes, an invitation to Zowie Polie's third birthday party accidentally finds its way to Gloomius's ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, good versus evil, mischievous children, adventure, heroes, escapades, disorder, rivalry, mad scientist, danger, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Animated-family adventure based on a true story that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Set in the Bushveld near what is today the world famous Kruger National Park, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, pets, animal life, escapades, youth, danger, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, dog, wilderness, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Sandman and the Lost Sand of Dreams (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Each night, like every other child in the world, Miko goes to Dreamland thanks to magic sand dispersed by the Sandman. But one night, the evil dream Habumar steals the Sand of Dreams and takes control of Dreamland. The Sandman and his faithful sheep ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, family, save the day, obsessive quest, young heroes, adventure, heroes, master villain, good versus evil, youth, danger, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, alien, disney, adventure, computer animation, daring rescue, danger, mysterious planet, space and aliens, spacecraft, master villain, benign alien ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 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, disorder, odd couple, getting home, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Twice Upon a Time (1983)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two wannabe heroes and their friends must stop a madman from giving everyone nightmares.
Style: exciting, stylized, humorous, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, imaginary, adventure, rescue, imaginary kingdom, danger, disorder, escapades, heroes, journey, prankster, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 1K
SeaFood (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, China, USA, South Korea, Qatar
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Pup, a bamboo shark, discovers egg sacs while playing around the ocean with his friends. When he sees human poachers stealing the eggs from his reef, Pup makes it his mission to save his family. As he leaves the sea and enters the beautiful, yet ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: underwater, best friends, daring rescue, obsessive quest, adventure, animal life, fish out of water, sea creature, disorder, danger, ocean or sea, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas (1992)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: We're in for some merry mishaps when Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas. That bionic bonehead is off to the North Pole to stop Dr. Claw from taking over Santa's elves and workshop. Accompanied as usual by Penny and Brain who foil Claw's ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, chases and races, daring rescue, heroes, goofy hero, crimes, young heroes, family, disorder, mad scientist, escapades, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 20K
Yogi Bear (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A documentary filmmaker travels to Jellystone Park to shoot a project and soon crosses paths with Yogi Bear, his sidekick Boo-Boo, and Ranger Smith.
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: bear, adventure, friendship, save the day, escapades, disorder, buddies, animal life, danger, environmental health, park, endangered species ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.6
 1K
Yellowbird (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Yellowbird lives in the ruins of an old house. He lacks the confidence to leave his home, no matter how much Bug, his labybird friend, tries to convince him to go out into the world. Attempts to toughen him up have had little success, so Bug seizes ...
Style: humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: personal growth, bird, nothing goes right, goofy hero, adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, family, disorder, environment, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Legends of Valhalla: Thor (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Iceland, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An over confident teen with a magical weapon and a handful of imperfect gods join forces against an evil queen and her army of giants
Style: exciting, semi serious, entertaining, feel good
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, superhuman powers, heroes, viking, escapades, vikings, rivalry, disorder, danger ...
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Arthur Christmas (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, colourful, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: christmas, holiday, magical, santa claus, hi-tech, letter, race against time, family, escapades, reindeer, imaginary, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, mexico, toronto ontario canada, idaho, tanzania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Peter and the Wolf (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Sergei Prokofiev's symphonic masterpiece, first performed in Russia in 1936, has been lauded not only for the spectacular musical score, but also for the story itself--of a young boy who outwits a wily wolf. George Daugherty brings this ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: hopes, young heroes, music, mischievous children, imaginary, family relations, friends, in the woods, friendship, youth, danger, rescue ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 2K
Donkey X (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The donkey, Rucio, tells the true story of Don Quixote and defends the idea that he wasn't insane, but a very intelligent, passionate and enthusiastic fellow.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: donkey, adventure, friendship, animal life, disorder, partners, heroes, escapades, rivalry, friends, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Stitch! The Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The continuing adventures of Lilo, a little Hawaiian girl, and Stitch, the galaxy's most wanted extraterrestrial. Stitch, Pleakley, and Dr. Jumba are all part of the household now. But what Lilo and Stitch don't know is that Dr. Jumba ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, odd couple, rescue, disorder, save the day, young heroes, escapades, family relations, friends, heroic mission, mad scientist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, penguins, espionage, friendship, buddies, talking animals, escapades, danger, rescue, working undercover, animals, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, venice, shanghai, shanghai china ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero ...
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, mischievous children, friendship, buddies, escapades, elementary school, danger, save the day, children, greed, multiple storylines ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the gang are on the case when a mysterious lake monster starts scaring the guests at a summer resort in Erie Point, where Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy have taken on seasonal jobs to pay for a barn they accidentally burned down. But ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, funny
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: scooby doo, lake or river, investigation, mystery, youth, amateur detective, dog, adventure, resort, crimes, family, disorder ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Arthur's Missing Pal (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 68 min.
Story: No overview found.When Arthur's dog Pal disappears, Arthur must enlist the help of his friends to track him down. While Pal discovers his newfound freedom, Arthur discovers how much he misses his dog. Good thing Arthur has the gang to turn ...
Style: light, captivating, entertaining, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, friends, escapades, rescue, best friends, family, danger, partners, couples, pet dog, love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, semi serious, feel good, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: toys, christmas, toy, adventure, friendship, family, imaginary, getting home, danger, talking animals, computer animation, good versus evil ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.8
 1K
Dino Time (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a daredevil kid named Ernie, his sister Julia, and his best friend Max are horsing around in Max's inventor father's workshop, they accidentally trip a time-machine into operation and find themselves transported back in time 65 ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: time travel, adventure, mischievous children, dinosaur, young heroes, imaginary, wilderness, danger, escapades, friends, disorder, time machine ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hercules and Xena - The Animated Movie: The Battle for Mount Olympus (1998)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mighty Zeus brings Hercules' mother, Alcmene, to Mount Olympus, and Hercules, believing she has been kidnapped, leads a rescue mission to save her. Zeus' jealous wife, Hera, decides that it should now be her time to rule the universe. Hera ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, danger, escapades, hercules, supernatural ability, adventure, imaginary, superhuman powers, save the day, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Powerpuff Girls Movie tells the origin story of how the Powerpuff Girls were created and how they came to be the defenders of Townsville. It was the first Hanna-Barbera/Cartoon Network Studios theatrical feature film since 1993's Once Upon ...
Style: humorous, intense, satirical, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, tough girl, heroic mission, fighting crime, young heroes, adventure, rivalry, save the day, master villain, rescue, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 130K
Robots (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rodney Copperbottom is a young robot inventor who dreams of making the world a better place, until the evil Ratchet takes over Big Weld Industries. Now, Rodney's dreams – and those of his friends – are in danger of becoming obsolete.
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, futuristic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: androids and robots, adventure, kids and family, misfit, partners, social misfits, fighting the system, computer animation, inventor, escapades, powerful corporation, robot ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tom and Jerry: A Nutcracker Tale (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: A holiday themed animated direct-to-video film starring Academy Award-winners, Tom and Jerry. It uses a good deal of Tchaikovsky's famous ballet The Nutcracker as background music. This film would be the last animated production for Tom and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, captivating
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, disorder, adventure, danger, uninhibited rivalry, partners, cartoon cat, cat versus mouse, cartoon mouse, imaginary, heroes, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Snowflake is special, he's the only white gorilla in the world. He is the zoo's main attraction, children love him, but the other gorillas don't see what's so charming about this weirdo being the center of attention. With the ...
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, adventure, friendship, friends, family, escapades, social misfits, danger, gorilla, witch, zoo, computer animation ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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