Movies like Paddington

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Paddington (2014)
 7.2
 94K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: 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 Brown. Although Paddington's amazement at urban living soon endears him to the Browns, someone else has her eye on him: Taxidermist Millicent Clyde has designs on the rare bear and his hide.
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, colourful, feel good, exciting, stylized, not serious, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, escape, imaginary, disorder, friendship, secrets, family relations, computer animation, adoption, farce, explorer, misfit, family life, on the run, urban, chases and races, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe

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Most similar movies to Paddington

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and sweet films with plots about family, mentor, runaway, adventure, dialogue, destiny and catastrophe mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Paddington: Stuart Little (1999), Charlotte's Web (2006), Hook (1991), Nanny McPhee (2005), Nanny McPhee Returns (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 57K
Paddington 2 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Paddington, now happily settled with the Browns, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy, but it is stolen.
Style: funny, exciting, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: bear, friendship, false accusation, family relations, prison, disguise, window washer, treasure hunt, chase, trust, book, prisoner ...
Place: london, big ben london, peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.9
 123K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: pig, friendship, rescue, spider, survival, fantasy world, family, friends, heroes, animals, grass, spring ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 228K
Hook (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The boy who wasn't supposed to grow up—Peter Pan—did just that, becoming a soulless corporate lawyer whose workaholism could cost him his wife and kids. But a trip to see Granny Wendy in London, where the vengeful Capt. Hook kidnaps ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: fairy, adventure, duel, childhood, kidnapping, pirate, good versus evil, rescue, self discovery, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: london, england, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.5
 66K
Nanny McPhee (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Widower Cedric Brown hires Nanny McPhee to care for his seven rambunctious children, who have chased away all previous nannies. Taunted by Simon and his siblings, Nanny McPhee uses mystical powers to instill discipline. And when the children's ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, humorous, sweet, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, nanny, mischievous children, parents and children, single father, bully, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, family relations, family, magic, children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own ...
Style: touching, fairy tale, captivating, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, family, countryside, mischievous children, farm, children, save the day, siblings relations, parents and children, motorcycle chase, family values, magic ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Borrowers (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Family adventure based on Mary Norton's classic children's books about a race of tiny people who live under the floorboards, resourcefully surviving by borrowing bits and pieces from the large residents who dwell above. After being ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little people, adventure, fish out of water, youth, family relations, eviction, misfit, escapades, parents and children, disorder, imaginary, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, goofy hero, friends, courtroom, fish out of water, factory, rescue, misfit, show tunes ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, museum, objects come to life, curses spells and rituals, escapades, imaginary, goofy hero, pilot, artifact, chase, disorder, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s, 1940s
Place: washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city, new york, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.7
 41K
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: veterinarian, bear, family, animals, fighting the system, animal life, danger, rescue, family relations, power relations, friends, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: puppet, rescue, family, puppets, adventure, friendship, fish out of water, partners, disorder, rivalry, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 154K
Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, family relations, new job, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 99K
101 Dalmatians (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Live action adaptation of a Disney Classic. When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, adventure, dalmatian, puppy, disney, dog movie, pets, danger, rescue, chase, animals, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: london, europe, england, britain, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, toys, flying car, inventor, family, adventure, miraculous event, rivalry, disorder, odd couple, show tunes, rescue ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When the magic powers of The Tablet of Ahkmenrah begin to die out, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
Style: light, humorous, not serious, clever, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, obsessive quest, museum, night watchman, adventure, save the day, escapades, magic, family, happy ending, secrets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1938
Place: london, england, usa, egypt, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: family, siblings relations, childhood, family relations, job interview, friends, young heroes, parents and children, mischievous children, bad luck, school, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, chihuahua, family, rescue, friendship, pets, getting home, lifestyle, dog, couples, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, mexico, usa, california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 19K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, little people, child's point of view, lawyer, adventure, good versus evil, disorder, danger, eviction, real estate, greed ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, pets, escapades, dog movie, silly humor, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, talking cat, family relations, adventure, rescue, friendship, fish out of water, danger, youth, disorder, goofy hero, getting home ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 75K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: giant, little girl, imagination, magic, adventure, friendship, childhood, queen, fantasy world, family, dream, justice ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 297K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, fantasy world, mischievous children, childhood, getting home, board game, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, animals ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, family relations, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, fish out of water, rescue, pets, family life ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wildlife, sasquatch, family, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, parents and children, hunting, family relations, kindness, bad smell, bigfoot ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Harry Hill Movie (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The comedy film sees TV Burp star Hill embark on a road trip to Blackpool with his Nan (Julie Walters) when he discovers that his hamster only has one week to live.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, on the road, chase, pets, escapades, goofy hero, silly humor, disorder, friendship, chases and races, theme park, hamster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, idiotic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, kidnapping, family, supernatural, heroic mission, confined, supernatural ability, master villain, danger, disorder, rescue, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, wish come true, best friends, child as adult, imaginary, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 39K
Fred Claus (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Fred Claus and Santa Claus have been estranged brothers for many years. Now Fred must reconcile his differences with his brother whom he believes overshadows him. When an efficiency expert assesses the workings at the North Pole and threatens to ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: holiday, family relations, christmas, santa claus, family, disorder, redemption, goofy hero, north pole, sibling relationship, nothing goes right, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: chicago illinois, sydney australia, illinois, london, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.5
 304
Yoko (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Austria, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pia's life, a girl from a small German town, changes when surprisingly, finds in her garden a huge black monster. She soon discovers that the mysterious creature, which called Yoko, is actually a kind yeti spiritually protecting animals and ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: yeti, friendship, family relations, friends, parents and children, youth, adventure, young heroes, family, escapades, imaginary, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: himalaya, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 8K
Hoot (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man (Lerman) moves from Montana to Florida with his family, where he's compelled to engage in a fight to protect a population of endangered owls.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: fish out of water, school, environmentalism, adventure, save the day, teenager, vandalism, misfit, bully, kidnapping, restaurant, environmental issue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, montana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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