Movies like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 1985

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1985)
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, History, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: This is an Australian made-for-television animated film from Burbank Films Australia. The film is an adaptation on Jules Verne's classic French novel, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (1870).
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: submarine, adventure, heroes, family, rescue, escapades, rivalry, good versus evil, heroic mission, kidnapping, giant squid, creature, ocean, pirate, danger, ocean or sea
Time: 19th century, 1860s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, exciting, humorous and feel good films with plots about escapades, adventure, danger, heroes, rivalry, family and good versus evil mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003), The Water Babies (1978), BIONICLE 3: Web of Shadows (2005), Strings (2004), Digimon: The Movie (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Three different stories come to life in this sequel to the hit animated Disney adventure. Explorer Milo Thatch, his new sweetheart, Queen Kida, and the rest of the team are preparing to rebuild the underwater city. But trouble crops up. Harnessing ...
Style: stylized, enigmatic, semi serious, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, sea monster, steampunk, catastrophe, adventure, family, adventurer, giant squid, submarine, heroes, atlantis, superhero ...
Time: 1910s
Place: arizona
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95%
LEGO Hero Factory: Rise of the Rookies (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A new Rookie team has been assigned to complete their training with Stormer and his crew - but someone from Stormer's past is trying to take down the Hero Factory and Stormer himself.
Style: exciting, stylized, captivating, semi serious, serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: lego, heroes, adventure, androids and robots, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, factory, superhero, suffering, danger, computer animation ...
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93%
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.
Style: exciting, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, escapades, partners, youth, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, teenage life, superhuman powers, alien superhero ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
The Water Babies (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Poland, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This children's fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel.
Style: sad, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, ocean, fish, polar bear, walrus, child in peril, heroic mission, captivity, imaginary kingdom, false accusation, righting the wronged, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, victorian era
Place: europe, yorkshire, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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BIONICLE 3: Web of Shadows (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Denmark
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The Toa Metru return to their glorious city of Metru Nui to finally accomplish their mission, only to find the city in ruins, overrun by the dreaded Visorak horde. Captured by their new enemy and transformed into hideous Toa Hordika, our heroes must ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing, boys' night, kids, pre-teens
Plot: space and aliens, heroes, adventure, rescue, escapades, heroic mission, good versus evil, captivity, master villain, daring rescue, rivalry, enemy ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Strings (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Norway, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Strings is a mythological story about the son of a king, Hal Tara, who sets out on a journey to avenge the death of his father. To his surprise he discovers the truth of his own people - and where he least expects it - he finds true love.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, captivating, exciting, dark fantasy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroic mission, vengeance, fall in love, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, adventure, escapades, emperor, ruler, puppet, revenge ...
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83%
Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the legendary past, before Poké Balls were made; an aura-guiding hero Pokémon named Lucario sensed two groups of armies about to clash, and a threat of a massive war in front of Cameron Palace in Kanto that would leave no survivors. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pokemon, adventure, friendship, best friends, good versus evil, contests and competitions, rescue, obsessive quest, friends, heroic mission, superhero, showdown ...
Time: 2000s
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76%
Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Country: India, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The sailor is "persuaded" by a princess to help her rescue her kingdom from something fishy.
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, treasure hunt, rivalry, escapades, princess, kingdom, adventurer, sinbad ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Digimon: The Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The first story focused on Tai and Kari Kamiya four years before their adventure in the Digital World. It shows their first encounter with Digimon and what happened to them (as well as the other children). Tai and Kari wake one morning to find a ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, road movie, sexy, surreal ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, monster, friendship, good versus evil, superhero, heroes, internet, heroic mission, young heroes, rivalry, rescue, androids and robots ...
Place: japan, tokyo, usa, new york, colorado ...
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71%
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Tarzan (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: One of the most classic and revered stories of all time, Edgar Rice Burroughs' Tarzan returns to the big screen for a new generation. Tarzan and Jane face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over ...
Style: scenic, exciting, captivating, entertaining, 3d animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, feral man, escapades, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, wilderness, family, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, monkey ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig knows how important friendship is - he learned that from a spider named Charlotte. So when Wilbur meets Cardigan, a lonely lamb, Wilbur immediately makes him his friend.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: best friends, rescue, adventure, hopes, heroes, friends, computers and web, pets, family, escapades, friendship, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: pirate, adventure, heroes, good versus evil, mischievous children, disorder, rivalry, mad scientist, escapades, animal life, family relations, wish come true ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After five years apart, searching the world of Krynn for proof of the existence of the true gods, a group of adventurers reach their goal in the form of a barbarian woman carrying a miraculous blue crystal staff. Soon they are thrust into war as an ...
Style: exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: heroes, sword and sorcery, good versus evil, save the world, adventure, rescue, supernatural, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, friendship, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Care Bears: Oopsy Does It! (2007)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: While villain Grizzle plots against the Care Bears, it is up to Oopsy Bear to come to their rescue.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, kids, toddlers
Plot: adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, disorder, life turned upside down, friends, good versus evil, rescue, young heroes, rivalry, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, heroes, parallel world, heroic mission, mischievous children, unlikely partners, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, family relations ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Pokémon: Jirachi - Wish Maker (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and friends (minus Misty) were visiting a festival celebrating the appearance of a comet when they stumble upon a mysterious rock-like crystal...
Style: semi serious, exciting, light, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: pokemon, adventure, dragon, good versus evil, obsessive quest, young heroes, rivalry, escapades, heroes, heroic mission, save the world, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 2000s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
SlugTerra: Return of the Elementals (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A new member has joined Eli and the Shane Gang! Junjie, once the protector of the Eastern Caverns, is a master of the slugslinging art of Slug Fu! But even with the power of five slingers, the Shane Gang find themselves in over their heads as they ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, friends, rivalry, family, escapades, heroes, youth, supernatural, martial arts, battles, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, superhero, disney, good versus evil, young heroes, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, daring rescue, master villain, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: norway, europe, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sinbad (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A brave young man fights with courage against all enemies to earn his wealth.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, feel good, serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: sword and sorcery, adventurer, ocean, daring rescue, adventure, escapades, family, deadly creature, heroes, treasure hunt, rivalry, pirate ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rainbow Brite, and her magical horse Starlite, must stop an evil princess and her underlings from taking over the planet Spectra. When they meet Orin, the wise Sprite tries to make the two children get along and work together to stop the evil ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: magic, disorder, family, adventure, escapades, youth, rivalry, good versus evil, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children, rescue ...
Time: 20th century
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55%
 2.4
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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, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: best friend, obsessive quest, adventure, youth, family, heroic mission, escapades, time travel, friendship, save the day, heroes, disorder ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: exciting, captivating, fairy tale, scenic, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens, preschoolers
Plot: owl, adventure, talking animals, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, bird, heroic mission, family, heroes, save the kingdom, animal life, animals ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dragon Ball GT: A Hero's Legacy (1997)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Son Goku Jr. is the grand-grandson of the legendary warrior Son Goku, unlike his predecessor he's not a brave fighter. He's constantly picked on by school bullies, his grandmother Pan sees this and she's worried, but even tough Goku ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: battles, young heroes, master warrior, obsessive quest, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, family, supernatural, rivalry, master villain, heroes ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, good versus evil, escapades, supernatural ability, adventure, family relations, rivalry, superhuman powers, save the day, legends and myths, female warrior, hercules ...
Place: greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Bratz: Babyz - The Movie (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Follow fashion-forward toddlers Cloe, Sasha, Jade and Yasmin on an exciting adventure through the local mall, where they're on a mission to rescue a stolen puppy. When twins Nora and Nita lose their puppy at the hands of a bully looking to ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fashion, shopping mall, rescue, adventure, escapades, friendship, youth, rivalry, friends, abduction, mischievous children, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.6
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Dragon Hunters (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Luxembourg, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Dragon Hunters is a fantastic tale telling the adventures of two dragon hunters: the world has become a vast conglomerate of islands of varying size and shape. This babbling universe is mainly peopled with ruthless rogues, surly peasants and ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, atmospheric
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, heroic mission, obsessive quest, knight, save the world, misfit partners, rivalry, adventure, good versus evil, adventurer, legends and myths, young heroes ...
Time: future
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50%
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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: not serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, rivalry, escapades, disorder, partners, heroic mission, friends, heroes, donkey, animal life, save the lady ...
Time: 16th century
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Based on the book by Thomas M. Disch and intended as the third film in the series, this sequel was finished and released prior to 'The Brave Little Toaster To The Rescue'. Whilst trying to protect their new "Little Master" the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mars, space and aliens, baby, veterinarian, friends, rescue, escapades, obsessive quest, save the world, adventure, heroes, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Legend of Kung Fu Rabbit (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: China, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In order to keep his promise to an aging kung fu master, Fu the Rabbit must venture out of the comfort of his kitchen and team up with Penny, a kung fu prodigy, on a heroic quest to save their kung fu academy.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: rabbit, adventure, master warrior, good versus evil, kung fu, heroic mission, anthropomorphism, heroes, friendship, family relations, rivalry, escapades ...
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Pokemon Heroes (2002)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Ash, Pikachu and his friends try and stop a pair of thieves hiding out in the canals and alleyways of Alto Mare, the age-old water capital. Joining the adventure are two new legendary Pokémon, a pair of siblings named Latias and Latios, who serve ...
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pokemon, adventure, superhero, gang, escapades, friendship, rescue, supernatural ability, good versus evil, young heroes, adventurer, friends ...
Time: 2000s, future
Place: tokyo, japan, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%