Movies like Minions: The Rise of Gru

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)
Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The continuation of the adventures of the Minions, always in search of a tyrannical leader.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: super villain, disorder, mad scientist, assistant, kids and family, crimes, imaginary, family, heroes, police, adventure, master villain, master and servant, ambition, escapades, computer animation, 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 semi serious films with plots about family, escapades, adventure, disorder, heroes, danger and computer animation mostly in Animation, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Minions: The Rise of Gru: Minions (2015), Despicable Me (2010), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Escape from Planet Earth (2012), Stitch! The Movie (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
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Minions (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, France
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, sweet, whimsical, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, imaginary, computer animation, caveman, super villain, giant, escapades, master and servant, vampire, crimes, disorder, mad scientist ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, year 1968, 60s, prehistoric times ...
Place: antarctica, london, england, britain, orlando florida ...
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 7.6
 515K
Despicable Me (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, France, Japan
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, light, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: disney, adoption, imaginary, family, super villain, orphan, supervillain, escapades, computer animation, chase, friendship, villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1960s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, north korea, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 379K
Despicable Me 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, 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, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: family, adoption, computer animation, single father, spy, save the world, anti heroes, imaginary, villain, assistant, master villain, female agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, stylized, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, mischievous children, disorder, rivalry, mad scientist, escapades, danger, imaginary, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Escape from Planet Earth (2012)
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, feel good, not serious, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, disney, rescue, computer animation, mysterious planet, space and aliens, evil alien, escape, alien, family, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas (1992)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
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: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: christmas, rivalry, mad scientist, escapades, chases and races, heroes, young heroes, family, amateur detective, heroic mission, daring rescue, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Billy and Mandy's Big Boogey Adventure (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When the Boogey Man causes Grim to lose his powers, rank, and title in the Underworld Court for misusing his powers, he plots to seek out Horror's Hand and take over the world. It's up to Billy, Mandy, Irwin, and Grim to get to ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, heroes, rivalry, escapades, family, danger, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, disorder, imaginary, ocean, superhuman powers ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, disorder, save the day, rescue, young heroes, odd couple, escapades, family relations, heroic mission, friends, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, pets, disorder, danger, youth, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, dog, wilderness, animal life, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.3
 138K
Robots (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: androids and robots, kids and family, adventure, inventor, computer animation, misfit, partners, social misfits, fighting the system, powerful corporation, escapades, robot ...
Time: 21st century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Lego: The Adventures of Clutch Powers (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Meet Clutch Powers, the best builder and explorer in the LEGO universe as he heads off on his most dangerous mission yet. Join Clutch and his team of experts as their adventure leads them from City to the Space Police prison planet to the medieval ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: lego, family, escapades, adventure, adventurer, family life, danger, imaginary, wizards and magicians, computer animation, friendship, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.3
 1K
Sea Level (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, exciting, not serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: underwater scene, underwater, adventure, daring rescue, best friends, obsessive quest, fish out of water, sea creature, danger, disorder, escapades, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Luke and Lucy: The Texas Rangers (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Western
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dark City, Texas: the evil and mysterious Jim Parasite terrorizes the city and is plotting to become the biggest and most powerful man in the world. He captures the Texas Rangers, but one of them manages to escape and calls upon Luke and Lucy for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, heroes, master villain, family, rivalry, crimes, danger, save the world, buddies, partners, escapades, disorder ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: semi serious, exciting, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, save the day, imaginary kingdom, young heroes, escapades, rivalry, danger, family, imaginary, youth, master villain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Proud Family Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Penny and her family are lured on an all expenses paid vacation where a mad scientist captures them, refusing to let them go because Oscar won't reveal his on of his secret Proud Snacks formulas.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: cloning, mad scientist, adventure, mischievous children, family in danger, youth, danger, family relations, disorder, teenage life, parents and children, escapades ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Mayhem reigns supreme in the animated kingdom as whiz kid Jimmy Neutron and Timmy from "The Fairly Oddparents" swap places in each other's worlds.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, mad scientist, young heroes, inventions and discoveries, youth, buddies, school, inventor, science fair, parallel world, boy genius, disorder ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 2.5
 696
Freedom Force (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There is a plot under way to change the course of history. Four kids are chosen to be the Freedom Force—a gang of unlikely heroes who travel through time to change the outcome of sacred stories.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary, family, youth, time travel, adventure, heroic mission, friendship, escapades, obsessive quest, best friend, young heroes, disorder ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 96K
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, benign alien, alien, imaginary, save the world, family, odd couple, escapades, disney, danger, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey! (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film chronicles George's adventures as he befriends Kayla, a baby elephant, at a magic circus show and helps her travel across the country to be reunited with her family.Accompanied by his friend, the Man with the Yellow Hat, George travels ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: monkey, escapades, adventure, babies and infants, friends, disorder, friendship, animals, family, heroes, animal life, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, computer animation, animals, technology gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, island, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, rescue, imaginary, adventure, imaginary kingdom, disorder, heroes, danger, escapades, journey, prankster, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain
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, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: good versus evil, superhero, heroic mission, adventure, young heroes, fighting crime, rescue, save the day, rivalry, youth, master villain, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, adventure, penguins, animals, animal life, computer animation, espionage, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai china, shanghai, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 61 min.
Story: The British children's series THOMAS & FRIENDS follows the animated adventures of a helpful locomotive named Thomas the Tank Engine as he and his train buddies work the rail lines and teach kids about the spirit of teamwork. This cartoon ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, friendship, young heroes, imaginary, disorder, youth, escapades, family, computer animation, friends, thomas the tank engine, anthropomorphic train ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: disney, toys, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, christmas, getting home, escapades, danger, talking animals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Birds of Paradise (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jack is just an ordinary sparrow who wishes he could be more exotic and vibrant like so many of his friends. So when a coincidental accident involving colorful paint changes the way he looks, Jack is thrilled about his new appearance. But little ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, mistaken identity, danger, wish come true, family, physical appearance, escapades, disorder, computer animation, animal life, bird ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Inspector Gadget's Last Case: Claw's Revenge (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Inspector Gadget is back in an all-new animated movie. Gadget is still a klutz and Dr. Claw has a vicious new plan that makes him a super-hero in disguise to try to ruin Gadget and to take over the world, but as usual Gadget in his zany ways wins.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: superhero, heroes, good versus evil, adventure, partners, law enforcement, cons and scams, goofy hero, rivalry, crimes, escapades, inspector ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 104K
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, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, kids and family, children, goofy hero, bear, animals, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.5
 11K
Space Chimps (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three chimps are sent into space to explore the possibility of alien life when an unmanned space shuttle crash lands on an uncharted planet.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: chimpanzee, adventure, space travel, save the world, daring rescue, fish out of water, friendship, nasa, danger, race against time, escapades, disorder ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Kim and Ron start out a new school year, only to find out that Ron's family is moving to Norway. This puts a strain on their partnership, just as Dr. Drakken, Monkey Fist, and Duff Killigan team up to find and use an ancient time travel device ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, superhero, adventure, young heroes, good versus evil, heroic mission, rescue, daring rescue, master villain, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: norway, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%