10 best movies like Shrek 2 (2004)

Movies similar to Shrek 2 (2004): The House Elf, Abominable, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Descendants 3, The Addams Family, Undone, Fidelity, Dream Team, Missing Link, Steven Universe: The Movie.

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The House Elf (2019)
Mark8 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
Duration02:21
CharactersWizards, Family, Brownies, Single mothers
PlaceRussia
StyleAtmospheric

In the ordinary and bustling city of Moscow there is an unusual House, overgrown with hundreds of secrets and mysteries. In this house there is a strange apartment, in which not a single tenant has stayed for a long time. And only when an independent mother with a charming 8-year-old daughter Alina comes to this “nice” apartment, new tenants will find out that their living space is not easy, and the real Boggart lives in it. Only here the keeper of the hearth has long been offended by the entire human race and will do all imaginable nastiness, just to be left alone in the ill-fated apartment. But everything changes when the evil witch challenges Homeovy ...

Abominable (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
Duration02:25
CharactersFriends, Yeti
PlotLove, Snow

A group of misfits encounter a young Yeti named Everest, and they set off to reunite the magical creature with his family on the mountain of his namesake.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)
Mark2.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
Duration02:27
CharactersKings, Friends, Fairies, Princesses, Strong women
PlotLove, Confrontation, Wedding
PlaceCastle

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.

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.

The Addams Family (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, family
Duration02:30
CharactersParents, Family, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceUSA, Mansions
StyleGothic

The Addams family's lives begin to unravel when they face-off against a treacherous, greedy crafty reality-TV host while also preparing for their extended family to arrive for a major celebration.

Undone (2019)
Mark5 (imdb: 8.3)
Genrefantasy, drama
Duration02:11
CharactersFamily, Friends, Girlfriends, Fathers
PlotLove, Loneliness, Time travel, Investigation
PlaceOffice, USA
StyleExciting

After getting into a near fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.

Fidelity (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genredrama
Duration01:40
CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Actors, Girlfriends
PlotLove, Relationship, Fidelity, Rivalry
PlaceRussia, India, Asia
StyleExciting

Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does not reveal her jealousy. Instead of sorting out her relationship with her husband, Lena starts to betray him with chance acquaintances. Gradually Lena’s parallel life gets out of control and changes her original life.

Dream Team (2019)
Mark6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, adventure, family
Duration01:54
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Basketball
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleExciting

The amazing story of sports commentator Stepan Vershinin, which loses its prestigious place on television. In search of a new job, he becomes part of unusual competitions.

Missing Link (2019)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
Duration02:13
CharactersScientists, Family, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Adventure
StyleFor children, Light

The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none of his small-minded, high-society peers seems to recognize this. Hoping to finally gain acceptance from these fellow adventurers, Sir Lionel travels to the Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature known as the missing link.

Steven Universe: The Movie (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CharactersFriends, Aliens, Family
PlotGems, Adventure

Two years after the events of "Change Your Mind", Steven (now 16 years old) and his friends are ready to enjoy the rest of their lives peacefully. However, all of that changes when a new sinister Gem arrives, armed with a giant drill that saps the life force of all living things on Earth. In their biggest challenge ever, the Crystal Gems must work together to save all organic life on Earth within 48 hours.

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UglyDolls (2019)
Mark7 (imdb: 4.8)
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, family
Duration01:23
CharactersFriends, Family
PlotTime travel, Adventure

In the adorably different town of Uglyville, weirdness is celebrated, strangeness is special and beauty is embraced as more than meets the eye. After traveling to the other side of a mountain, Moxy and her UglyDoll friends discover Perfection -- a town where more conventional dolls receive training before entering the real world to find the love of a child.

Christopher Robin (2018)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersRevived toys, Family, Bears, Tigers
StyleCute, Touching, Disney, Makes me think, By books, Deep Meaning

Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.

Ploey: You Never Fly Alone (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.2)
Genrecartoon
CountryIceland, Belgium
Duration01:37
CharactersAnimals, Family, Birds

A plover chick has not learned to fly when his family migrates in the fall. He must survive the arctic winter, vicious enemies and himself in order to be reunited with his beloved one next spring.

How to Be Really Bad (2018)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, family
CharactersDemons, Teens
PlotLove
PlaceSchool

The life of 14-year-old Lilith is similar to that of a normal teenager, but there is a peculiarity: she is the daughter of the devil and lives with him in hell. Because she is totally bored there and also wants to have fun and explore the world, she makes a pact with her father: she is allowed to go to earth for a week - but she has to convert a good person to evil there. If she succeeds in this challenge, she may stay on earth forever, otherwise she'll be waving a hell of a boring job in the bookkeeping of the underworld.

Running for Grace (2018)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.1)
Genremelodrama, adventure, family
Duration02:26
CharactersTeens, Orphans
PlotLove
PlaceJungle
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Bright, Vivid

An orphan boy of mixed race finds family with the newly arrived white village doctor in Hawaii. The boy can run like the wind, and begins bringing Doc's medicine to coffee pickers throughout the mountainous region. On an errand, the medicine runner meets the daughter of the plantation owner and a forbidden, young love blossoms like the white "Kona Snow" of the surrounding coffee trees.

Royal Matchmaker (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
Duration00:36
CharactersPrincesses
PlotLove, Relationship, Seduction
StyleKind, Vivid

A struggling NYC matchmaker is hired by a king to find his son a suitable wife in time for a national celebration. As the clock ticks towards her deadline, the matchmaker finds him the perfect wife -- only to realize that she’s fallen in love with him!

On Your Wedding Day (2018)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
Duration01:20
PlotLove, Relationship, Wedding

A man receives a wedding invitation from his first love who he met in high school.

Everybody Knows (2018)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
Duration02:01
PlotLove, Relationship, Wedding, Mystery
PlaceSpain

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

Be with You (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:19
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Death, Supernatural
StyleTouching, To cry

Along with his young son, Ji-ho, Woo-jin misses his wife Soo-a, who died after promising to return a year later with the rainy season. Miraculously, they reunite with Soo-a when the rainy season comes around, but she has no memory of her husband and son whom she dearly loved.

An Unexpected Love (2018)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
Duration02:09
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Relationship

It tells the story of Marcos and Ana, who have been married for more than 25 years, but enter into an existential crisis that leads them to separate. The life of singles seems fascinating and exciting at first, but soon it also becomes monotonous for her and nightmarish for him.

Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrefantasy, melodrama, musical, family
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersMonsters
PlotLove, Magic, Relationship
PlaceEngland

A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.

Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryIndia
Duration02:59
PlotLove, Wedding
PlaceIndia, Asia

Badrinath is looking for a typical bride; Vaidehi is looking for an independent life. Together they must break with tradition and redefine their role

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8)
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA, Hungary
Duration02:26
CharactersFamily, Twins, Fathers, Friends, Hunters
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Love, War, Mystery
TimeFuture
StyleCyberpunk

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

mother! (2017)
Mark5 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:23
CharactersFamily, Friends, Poets
PlotLove, Dancing, Death
PlaceCourt
StyleAction, Touching, Depressive

A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

Tri bogatyrya i Morskoy tsar (2017)
Mark
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration02:00
CharactersFriends
PlotLove
PlaceChina, Russia

There is family trouble for the knights. To get out of trouble’s way, they decide to whizz off to China for a dragon tooth, the symbol of wisdom and power. At that time the Prince of Kiev is on a journey with his horse Julius; he is after the treasures of the Sea tsar to fill his coffers and “patch up the budget”. And the Sea tsar has decided to marry – and therefore drown Kiev. What is to be done? What will help our heroes? Friendship, boldness and, of course, love.

Descendants 2 (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, adventure, family
CountryUSA
CharactersWizards, Friends
PlotLove, Magic, Fidelity, Witchcraft
PlaceIslands

When the pressure to be royal becomes too much for Mal, she returns to the Isle of the Lost where her archenemy Uma, Ursula's daughter, has taken her spot as self-proclaimed queen.

The Last Knight (2017)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryRussia
Duration02:18
CharactersFriends
PlotTime travel, Love, Betrayal, Hiking trip, Adventure, Magic
PlaceRussia, Moscow

ivan is an ordinary guy who is transferred from modern Moscow to the fantasy world Belogorye. in this parallel universe where characters of russian fairy tales live, magic is an integral part of the daily life, and arguments are settled with the help of sword ght. Unexpectedly, ivan nds himself in the middle of the battle between the good and evil. He has to nd out why everyone thinks that he should play the main role in the occurring events...

Finding Mother (2017)
Mark6.6 (imdb: 7.9)
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryKyrgyzstan
Duration01:58
CharactersFamily, Friends, Orphans
PlotLove, Adoption
PlaceLos Angeles, USA

A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things don't go according to plan.

Brad's Status (2017)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:35
CharactersFamily, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay
PlotLove, Parenting, Computers
PlaceUSA, Aircraft

Although Brad has a satisfying career, a sweet wife and a comfortable life in suburban Sacramento, things aren't quite what he imagined during his college glory days. When he accompanies his musical prodigy son on a university tour, he can't help comparing his life with those of his four best college friends who seemingly have more wealthy and glamorous lives. But when circumstances force him to reconnect with his former friends, Brad begins to question whether he has really failed or if their lives are actually more flawed than they appear.

Wonder Wheel (2017)
Mark4.6 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends, Fathers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Relationship, Betrayal
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleMakes me think, Tense

The story of four characters whose lives intertwine amid the hustle and bustle of the Coney Island amusement park in the 1950s: Ginny, an emotionally volatile former actress now working as a waitress in a clam house; Humpty, Ginny’s rough-hewn carousel operator husband; Mickey, a handsome young lifeguard who dreams of becoming a playwright; and Carolina, Humpty’s long-estranged daughter, who is now hiding out from gangsters at her father’s apartment.

Jasper Jones (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryAustralia
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Friends
PlotLove, Investigation
PlaceSchool, Forest

On the night that Jasper Jones, the town's mixed race outcast shows him the dead body of young Laura Wishart, Charlie's life is changed forever. Entrusted with this secret and believing Jasper to be innocent, Charlie embarks on a dangerous journey to find the true killer. Set over the scorching summer holidays of 1965, Charlie defeats the local racists, faces the breakup of his parents and falls head over heels in love as he discovers what it means to be truly courageous.

The Lovers (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersFamily, Friends, Lovers
PlotLove, Love triangle, Mystery
PlaceUSA

The separation of a long married couple goes awry when they fall for each other again.

The Kitchen: World Chef Battle (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:48
CharactersHackers, Friends, Fathers, Cooks
PlotWedding, Love, Relationship, Competitions, Rivalry, Adventure
PlaceRussia, Moscow, Kitchen
StyleExciting

Victor Barinov at the personal request of the Russian President will go to Sochi at the world championship for professional chefs and to prove that he and his team are the best in the world! The hard struggle for the title of winner of Operations will help "dark horse" - his own son Ivan, which he suddenly found out on the eve of the championship.

Santa Clarita Diet (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.8)
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:38
CharactersDoctors, Family, Friends, Mothers, Zombie
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceHospitals, USA
StyleLight

They're ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.

Fantastic Journey to Oz (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryRussia
Duration01:45
CharactersWizards, Friends, Soldier, Family
PlotAdventure

The cunning and wicked Urfin wants to become ruler of Magic Land. With an army of wooden soldiers, he captures the Emerald City and renames it ti Urfinville. He is all but ready to celebrate victory, when his plans are ruined by an ordinary girl named Dorothy, who arrives in Magic Land just at the right time. She must return home, but not before she helps her friends - the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and new-brave Lion - defeat Urfin. And in order to do that, they need to find out who he really is.

Surf's Up 2: WaveMania (2017)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, family, cartoon, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersAnimals, Surfers, Family, Friends

An animated comedy that features WWE Superstars, providing their own voices while matching up against talking animals.

The Healer (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySpain, USA, Canada
Duration02:56
PlotMystery, Love
StyleSoulful, To cry

The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself.

The Mick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration03:22
CharactersTeens, Parents, Sisters, Babysitting, Friends, Mothers, Nephews, Family
PlotLove, Relationship, Parenting
PlaceSchool, USA, Mansions
StyleLight

Mackenzie "Mickey" Murphy is a hard-living, foul-mouthed, cigarette-smoking woman who moves to affluent Greenwich, CT to raise the spoiled kids of her wealthy sister who fled the country to avoid a federal indictment. She quickly learns what the rest of us already know - other people's children are awful.

The Big Sick (2017)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersFriends, Comedians, Family
PlotLove
StyleTouching

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Beau Séjour (2017)
Mark2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryBelgium
Duration01:40
CharactersFamily, Friends
PlotGhosts, Mystery, Investigation
PlaceHotels

Hotel Beau Séjour. Kato, covered in blood, wakes up without any recollection of what happened the night before. Moreover, nobody seems to see or hear her. Slowly it sinks in: she's dead. Who did this to her? And how come a handful of people can still see her, as if she's among the living? Why them specifically? In her search to uncover the truth Kato will discover that a lot of secrets lie dormant under the surface of her supposedly peaceful village community.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:28
PlotWedding, Dancing
TimeGraduation

The continuing adventures of the Portokalos family. A follow-up to the 2002 comedy, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."

The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.2)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:40
CharactersFamily, Foster children
PlotLove
PlaceAustralia, Lighthouse
StyleTouching, To cry

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.

Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Cancer, Art
PlaceLos Angeles, USA

Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family vacation turns violent.

War Dogs (2016)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, military
CountryUSA, Cambodia
Duration02:11
CharactersFriends, Scammers, Family, Military
PlotWeapon, Love, Political, Money, Relationship
PlaceOffice, USA

Based on the true story of two young men, David Packouz and Efraim Diveroli, who won a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm America's allies in Afghanistan.

Nine Lives (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, family
CountryFrance, China, Canada
Duration02:25
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Fathers, Cats, Animals
PlotAdventure, Love, Body exchange
PlaceHospitals, USA

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

Soy Luna (2016)
Mark10
Genrecomedy, family, music
CountryArgentina
Duration01:43
CharactersTeens, Parents, Family, Friends
PlaceSchool, Mexico

Luna leads a happy life in Mexico where she enjoys skating. Her life change overnight when a wealthy woman offers Luna's parents a job in Argentina and also to pay an elite school for Luna. Luna and her family moves to Argentina. She should start a new life, makes new friends, but soon she discovers the Jam & Roller, a rollerskating club, where she can not only prove her talent on wheels, but also on the stage singing. And that's not all, Luna is adopted and her parents have never kept her adoption a secret. However, Luna is suddenly overtaken by her past after moving to Argentina.

Hayat Şarkısı (2016)
Genremelodrama, drama, family
CountryTurkey
CharactersFriends, Family
PlotLove, Confrontation
PlaceTurkey
StyleTouching

Melek and Kerim are betrothed at a young age by their fathers. Time passes and Kerim's family gets rich. Meanwhile Melek's family continues to struggle in life. Hülya, Melek's sister, is determined to run away from her poor life. She will do what it takes to get herself accepted into Kerim's family.

Americano (2016)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, comedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryMexico, USA
Duration01:43
CharactersSuperhero, Friends, Birds
PlotAdventure, Love

Cuco, a mexican parrot, goes on an adventure from Mexico to Hollywood in order to get help from El Americano, a famous superhero from TV, against an evil band of birds trying to take control of his family’s beloved circus.

Ride Along 2 (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:31
CharactersPolice, Brothers, Friends, Partners
PlotWedding, Love, Investigation, Skirmishes

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

Endless Poetry (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genrefantasy, drama, biography
CountryChile, Japan, United Kingdom, France
Duration02:01
CharactersPregnant, Family, Friends, Fathers, Dogs, Gay, Clowns
PlotWedding, Love, Dreams, The escape, Moving, Death
PlaceParis

A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.

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