Tags: movies similar to Forrest Gump (1994) - full list
|Characters||Military, Friends, Soldier, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Love, War, Friendship, Political, Fate|
|Style||Soulful, Heavy, Serious|
The military draft is back. Three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor. If called to serve, what would you do?
|Characters||Losers, Old man|
|Plot||Love, Adventure, Travel, Relationship, Mystery|
|Style||To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Fancy|
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
|Plot||Love, Adventure, Relationship, Friendship, True love|
|Place||USA, New York|
|Time||New Year, Winter|
|Style||To cry, Cute, Deep Meaning, Smart, Touching|
Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.
|Characters||Family, Students, Disabled people, Friends, Blind|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Adventure, Relationship, Friendship|
|Place||Hotels, USA, New York|
|Style||To cry, Inspirational, Fascinating, Explicit scenes, Touching|
Charlie Simms is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade, a cantankerous middle-aged man who lives with his niece and her family.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Demons, Family, Friends|
|Plot||Adventure, Travel, Friendship, Dreams, Mythology|
|Place||Islands, Sea, Ocean|
|Style||For children, Exciting, Womens in main roles, Touching, Beautiful landscapes|
In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the demigod to set things right.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Monsters, Friends, Mermaids|
|Plot||Adventure, Friendship, Water, Competitions|
|Place||Sea, Ocean, Italy, Small cities|
|Style||For children, Light, Fascinating, Touching|
Luca and his best friend Alberto experience an unforgettable summer on the Italian Riviera. But all the fun is threatened by a deeply-held secret: they are sea monsters from another world just below the water’s surface.
|Genre||fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family|
|Country||United Kingdom, USA|
|Characters||Witch, Kings, Pirates, Wizards|
|Plot||Love, Adventure, Magic, Superpowers, Chase|
|Style||For children, Fascinating|
In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His journey takes him into a world beyond his wildest dreams and reveals his true identity.
|Characters||Scammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people|
|Plot||Survival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate|
|Place||Prison, Mexico, USA|
|Style||Interesting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating|
Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.
|Plot||War, Adventure, Martial Arts, Fight, Death|
|Place||Fantastic worlds, China|
|Style||Exciting, Action, Twisted plot, For men|
Keen to bring honor to his clan, young villager Dong Yilong embarks on a perilous journey to compete in a tournament that selects warriors for battle.
|Genre||drama, adventure, family|
|Characters||Dogs, Animals, Wolves, Old man, Family|
|Plot||Adventure, Survival, Friendship|
|Style||Kind, Touching, Uplifting|
Buck is a big-hearted dog whose blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is suddenly uprooted from his California home and transplanted to the exotic wilds of the Yukon during the Gold Rush of the 1890s. As the newest rookie on a mail delivery dog sled team—and later its leader—Buck experiences the adventure of a lifetime, ultimately finding his true place in the world and becoming his own master.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama|
|Characters||Teens, Dogs, Students, Friends, Terminally ill|
|Plot||Love, Time travel, Chess, Recurring day, Relationship|
|Style||Romantic, Kind, Action, Soulful, Fascinating|
The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop. Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, setting out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect. What follows is a love story with a fantastical twist, as the two struggle to figure out how -- and whether -- to escape their never-ending day.
|Characters||Teachers, Students, Terminally ill, Teachers|
|Plot||Life, Adventure, Meaning of life, Friendship, Death|
|Style||To cry, Vital signs, Fascinating, Makes me think, Touching|
A world-weary college professor is given a life-changing diagnosis and decides to throw all pretense and conventions to the wind and live his life as boldly and freely as possible with a biting sense of humor, a reckless streak and a touch of madness.
|Characters||Heroes, Demons, Thieves, Officials|
|Plot||Adventure, Martial Arts, Magic, Fight, Rivalry|
|Style||Exciting, Action, Serious|
The world is on the verge of a devastating war with monsters who are coming to retrieve the Scaling Stone. Yin Yang Master Qingming's life is in danger and he travels to different worlds to prepare for the upcoming assaults. On his journey, Qingming finds that the key to all the calamities is embracing his hybrid identity of both human and monster.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, family|
|Country||USA, China, United Kingdom, Japan|
|Style||For children, Light|
After losing his wife seven years earlier, the eccentric Dr. John Dolittle, famed doctor and veterinarian of Queen Victoria’s England, hermits himself away behind the high walls of Dolittle Manor with only his menagerie of exotic animals for company. But when the young queen falls gravely ill, a reluctant Dolittle is forced to set sail on an epic adventure to a mythical island in search of a cure, regaining his wit and courage as he crosses old adversaries and discovers wondrous creatures.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, family|
|Country||USA, Australia, United Kingdom|
|Style||For children, Uplifting, Bright|
Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
|Genre||fantastic, action, thriller, adventure|
|Plot||Adventure, Time travel, Survival, Apocalypse, Slavery|
|Place||Fantastic worlds, Parallel worlds|
|Time||Future, Post apocalypse|
|Style||Unexpected ending, Exciting, Dystopian, Twisted plot, Serious|
After a spectacular crash-landing on an uncharted planet, brash astronaut Leo Davidson finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Desperate to find a way home, Leo must evade the invincible gorilla army led by Ruthless General Thade.
|Genre||fantastic, drama, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom, Canada|
|Characters||Astronauts, Scientists, Inventors, Farmers, Astronauts|
|Plot||Love, Survival, Time travel, End of the world, Adventure|
|Place||Space, Parallel worlds, Fantastic worlds, Spaceships|
|Style||Popular, Dystopian, To cry, Philosophical, Atmospheric|
Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
|Characters||Old man, Old men|
|Plot||Adventure, Happiness, Lost memory|
Found unconscious and robbed on a beach in Thailand, 70-year old Xenophon only knows his own name because it was engraved on his old Soviet watch. He’s been left with no money and no identification…and he doesn’t speak a word of Thai. But Xenophon is a resourceful man. He begins to build a new life with friends and a new business, but there’s something disturbing in his past that he can only glimpse through his shattered memory. Is he really who he seems?
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, adventure, family|
|Characters||Teens, Heroes, Family|
|Plot||Adventure, Superpowers, Friendship, Supernatural|
|Place||School of Magic|
Vlad has just moved and joined one of the most famous magical schools in the world, where he meets fairies, witches, trolls and dwarfs. Him and his father are the first vampires in town, but he soon meets other special kids.
|Genre||comedy, adventure, family|
|Characters||Childrens, Superhero, Friends, Squirrel|
|Style||For children, By books, Womens in main roles|
When Flora rescues a squirrel she names Ulysses, she is amazed to discover he possesses unique superhero powers, which take them on an adventure of humorous complications that ultimately change Flora's life--and her outlook--forever.
|Genre||action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Characters||Troll, Friends, Wizards|
|Plot||Adventure, Saving the World|
Arcadia may look like an ordinary town, but it lies at the center of magical and mystical lines that makes it a nexus for many battles among otherworldly creatures, including trolls, aliens, and wizards. Now, various heroes will team-up in an epic adventure where they must fight the Arcane Order for control over the magic that binds them all together.
|Genre||comedy, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Country||Canada, USA, United Kingdom|
|Plot||Adventure, Road adventures, Friendship|
|Style||For children, Touching|
When the four Willoughby children are abandoned by their selfish parents, they must learn how to adapt their Old-Fashioned values to the contemporary world in order to create something new: The Modern Family.
|Genre||fantastic, action, adventure|
|Country||USA, United Arab Emirates|
|Plot||Time travel, Adventure, Survival, Apocalypse, Time machine|
|Style||Exciting, Dystopian, Steampunk, Atmospheric, Serious|
Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
|Genre||action, comedy, crime|
|Plot||Robbery, Adventure, Prison Break, Treasures, Chase|
An Interpol-issued Red Notice is a global alert to hunt and capture the world's most wanted. But when a daring heist brings together the FBI's top profiler and two rival criminals, there's no telling what will happen.
|Genre||comedy, drama, adventure|
The hunt for the empire's gold continues. A priceless rod, a treasure that was supposed to provide a fabulous life in sunny Rio da Janeiro, slipped from the tenacious hands of Ibrahim Bender and his young student Ostap and ended up in Nestor Makhno. He is sure: this is far from the only precious relic hidden in the vicinity. So red, white, bandits and partisans get involved in the race for mythical gold, and Osya, together with the rogue mentor Ibrahim, must surpass himself in order not to get caught and get the rod. And at the same time - to return the trust of the most beautiful girl who is disappointed in the Wasp and is getting married.
|Genre||fantasy, comedy, melodrama, musical, adventure, family, cartoon|
|Plot||Adventure, Dancing, Travel, Friendship|
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 danger, Poppy, Branch, and their band of friends must embark on an epic quest to create harmony among the feuding Trolls to unite them against certain doom.
|Genre||comedy, adventure, family, cartoon, crime, detective|
|Characters||Dogs, Family, Talking dogs, Detectives, Scooby Doo|
In Scooby-Doo’s greatest adventure yet, see the never-before told story of how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined forces with young detectives Fred, Velma, and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc. Now, with hundreds of cases solved, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, toughest mystery ever: an evil plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this global “dogpocalypse,” the gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone ever imagined.
|Genre||fantastic, action, adventure|
|Plot||Adventure, Fate, Space wars, Uprising, Rivalry|
|Style||Exciting, Epic, Serious, Disturbing|
In a universe where human genetic material is the most precious commodity, an impoverished young Earth woman becomes the key to strategic maneuvers and internal strife within a powerful dynasty…
|Plot||On real events, Adoption, Rivalry|
|Place||California, New York, Los Angeles|
|Style||To cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Touching|
At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours.