10 best movies like Monster High: Ghouls Rule (2012)

Movies similar to Monster High: Ghouls Rule (2012): Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Descendants 3, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie, Tomorrow When the War Began, Bunnicula, Home, Tomorrowland, Big Hero 6, Epic.

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreadventure, family
Duration02:20
CharactersTeens
PlotAdventure
PlaceJungle
StyleWomens in main roles, Fascinating

Dora, a girl who has spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, now must navigate her most dangerous adventure yet: high school. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading Boots (her best friend, a monkey), Diego, and a rag tag group of teens on an adventure to save her parents and solve the impossible mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.

Descendants 3 (2019)
Mark4 (imdb: 6.8)
Genreadventure, family
Duration01:40
CharactersTeens, Friends, Lifeguards, Dragons
PlotLove, Adventure
StyleFascinating

The teenagers of Disney's most infamous villains return to the Isle of the Lost to recruit a new batch of villainous offspring to join them at Auradon Prep.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersTeens, Friends, Crocodiles
PlotComputer games, Adventure, Fight, Survival
PlaceNature, Jungle

The tables are turned as four teenagers are sucked into Jumanji's world - pitted against rhinos, black mambas and an endless variety of jungle traps and puzzles. To survive, they'll play as characters from the game.

Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie (2017)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersTeens, Parents, Friends
PlotAdventure
PlaceJungle
StyleLight

An upcoming two-hour American animated television film split into two parts. Based on Craig Bartlett's Hey Arnold! TV series, it will serve as a sequel to the series finale in which Arnold found his father's journal and read about the life of his scientist parents, including their first meeting, birthing him, and a map showing the route they took to the San Lorenzo before they disappeared.

Tomorrow When the War Began (2016)
Genreaction, drama, adventure, family, military
CountryAustralia
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Friends, Pupils
PlotMystery, Hiking trip, Adventure
PlaceAustralia

This dramatic adventure series tells the story of a group of teenagers who are separated from their families following an invasion of their country, a conflict they never saw coming.

Bunnicula (2016)
Mark5.6
Genrefantasy, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersRabbits, Vampire, Dogs, Cats
PlotAdventure, Superpowers

A dark comedic adventure about the titular Bunnicula, a vampire rabbit, Mina, his owner, and her two pets, Chester the cat and Harold the dog. Instead of blood, Bunnicula feeds on carrots to sustain himself which gives him super abilities which come in handy on his and his friends escapades. The series is based on the book series of the same title by James Howe and Deborah Howe.

Home (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeens, Aliens, Friends, Lifeguards, Neighbors, Family
PlotLove, Adventure

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 capture, she finds herself the accidental accomplice of a banished Boov named Oh. The two fugitives realize there’s a lot more at stake than intergalactic relations as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime.

Tomorrowland (2015)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantastic, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Spain, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Scientists, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Apocalypse
TimeFuture

Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland."

Big Hero 6 (2014)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersRobots, Superhero, Teens, Brothers
PlotAdventure
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeFuture
StyleDisney, Exciting

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Epic (2013)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:42
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Teens
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.

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How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 8.1)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
CharactersDragons, Teens, Vikings, Friends, Heroes, Warriors
PlotWar, Confrontation, Adventure
StyleExciting

As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersGods, Teens, Heroes
PlotAdventure

Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate the entire world.

Toy Story 3 (2010)
Mark8 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens, Friends, Cowboys
PlotLove, The escape, Fidelity, Adventure
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home to Andy.

The Crocodiles Strike Back (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreadventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:30
CharactersTeens
PlotAdventure

New summer adventure of the Crocodiles, who set up their detective skills to find out who is behind the accidents of the factory where Ollie and Mary's parents work , which could mean the closure of the plant, the move of the family and the dissolution of the gang.

The Crocodiles (2009)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.1)
Genreadventure, family
CountryGermany
Duration01:38
CharactersDisabled people, Teens
PlotAdventure

Ten-year-old Hannes, growing up with his young, poor and single mother wants to join the coolest gang in the area, the Vorstadtkrokodile. When the ‘entry test’ goes wrong, Hannes’s life is saved by Kai, who is desperate to join too but is wheelchair bound and unable to even run away when things get hot. Hannes would accept Kai but the other gang members don’t seem happy to accept a handicapped member. Finally Kai has something to offer. One night a shop is robbed and Kai sees the robbers with his telescope. This is his chance to give some important information to the Crocodiles who want to catch the robbers and gain the € 1000 reward. The Crocodiles and their new member will embark on a big and dangerous adventure.

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic
Duration02:30
CharactersWizards, Teens, Witch
PlotAdventure
PlaceEngland, Parallel worlds
TimeFuture

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir.

Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 4.2)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:30
CharactersDinosaurs, Teens
PlotExpeditions, Adventure
StyleExciting

Set in the late 1870's - A woman hires an anthropologist/adventurer to track down her husband, who has disappeared while searching for an elusive passage to the center of the earth

Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow (2008)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, action, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:18
CharactersSuperhero, Teens
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

The children of the Avengers hone their powers and go head to head with the very enemy responsible for their parents' demise.

Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration01:33
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotAdventure
PlaceSchool
StyleBright, Vivid

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Together, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen.

The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersWizards, Teens, Family, Brothers, Twins, Heroes
PlotAdventure, Magic, Moving, Time travel, Fate
TimeNew Year

A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.

Barbie: Fairytopia (2005)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefamily, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotAdventure
StyleExciting

Elina is a flower fairy who discovers that her home of Magic Meadow has been overcome by a horrible malady that is killing the flowers and making the fairies unable to fly. With the help of Bibble, a puffball and a giant butterfly named Hue she attempts to find Azura, a Guardian Fairy. She's challenged along the way by the evil Laverna who wants to usurp the Enchantress, the ruler of Fairytopia.

Winx Club (2004)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreadventure, family, cartoon
CountryItaly
CharactersTeens
PlotAdventure
PlaceSchool

In a magical universe, witches, warriors begin fighting in the name of good .vs. evil! At a magic school, five teenage girls are selected to defend the universe with their magic.

What a Girl Wants (2003)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Family, Students
PlotTime travel, Adventure
PlaceNew York, England

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is engaged to a fiercely territorial social climber with a daughter who makes Daphne's life miserable.

Agent Cody Banks (2003)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5)
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, melodrama, adventure, family, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:42
CharactersHeroes, Teens
PlotAdventure

Recruited by the U.S. government to be a special agent, nerdy teenager Cody Banks must get closer to cute classmate Natalie in order to learn about an evil plan hatched by her father. But despite the agent persona, Cody struggles with teen angst.

Holes (2003)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersTeens, Losers
PlotAdventure, Fate
PlaceDeserts, USA

Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck. Unfairly sentenced to months of detention at Camp Green Lake, he and his campmates are forced by the warden to dig holes in order to build character. What they don't know is that they are digging holes in order to search for a lost treasure hidden somewhere in the camp.

Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 5.1)
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSpy, Teens, Family
PlotAdventure, Travel, Confrontation
PlaceUSA

Exploring the further adventures of Carmen and Juni Cortez, who have now joined the family spy business as Level 2 OSS agents. Their new mission is to save the world from a mad scientist living on a volcanic island populated by an imaginative menagerie of creatures. On this bizarre island, none of the Cortez's gadgets work and they must rely on their wits--and each other--to survive and save the day.

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryJapan
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Witch, Wizards, Cats
PlotMagic, Superpowers, Everyday life, Adventure
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

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