20 Movies Like Descendants

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The Lion King

The Lion King
The Lion King
Internet Movie Database: 8.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 43 wins & 35 nominations total
Writer: Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts, Linda Woolverton
Actors: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones
Language: English, Swahili, Xhosa, Zulu
Country: United States
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The Lion King is a coming-of-age story about a young lion prince named Simba who must reclaim his rightful place as king after his father’s tragic death. Through his journey, he learns important lessons about responsibility, identity, and the circle of life.

Maleficent

Maleficent
Maleficent
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 54%
Metacritic: 56/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 44 nominations total
Writer: Linda Woolverton, Charles Perrault, Milt Banta
Actors: Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley
Language: English
Country: United States, India, Canada, Italy, United Kingdom, Zambia
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Maleficent is a fantasy film that explores the untold story of Disney’s iconic villain, Maleficent, and reveals the events that hardened her heart and drove her to curse Princess Aurora. It delves into themes of betrayal, redemption, and the power of love.

Cinderella

Cinderella
Cinderella
Internet Movie Database: 6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 105 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Chris Weitz, Charles Perrault
Actors: Lily James, Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, United States, Denmark, Canada, Italy
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The Cinderella movie is about a young woman named Ella who is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters but with the help of her fairy godmother, she attends a royal ball and captures the heart of a prince.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Metacritic: 96/100
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Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 6 nominations total
Writer: Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Ted Sears
Actors: Adriana Caselotti, Harry Stockwell, Lucille La Verne
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” is a classic Disney animated film about a young princess named Snow White who befriends seven dwarfs while trying to escape the evil queen who is jealous of her beauty. Together, they go on a journey of friendship and love, ultimately leading to a happily ever after.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 95/100
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 33 wins & 32 nominations total
Writer: Linda Woolverton, Brenda Chapman, Chris Sanders
Actors: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti
Language: English, Russian, French
Country: United States, Japan
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“Beauty and the Beast” is a classic fairy tale about a young woman named Belle who finds herself falling in love with a cursed prince, Beast, as she learns to see beyond his appearance and discover the true beauty within. The movie explores themes of love, acceptance, and the power of inner beauty.

Aladdin

Aladdin
Aladdin
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 90 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 34 wins & 22 nominations total
Writer: Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott
Actors: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States, Japan
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The Aladdin movie is about a kind-hearted street urchin named Aladdin who embarks on a magical adventure after discovering a magical lamp containing a powerful genie, and uses his wishes to win the heart of a princess and defeat an evil sorcerer.

Sleeping Beauty

Sleeping Beauty
Sleeping Beauty
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: Erdman Penner, Charles Perrault, Joe Rinaldi
Actors: Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States
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The Sleeping Beauty movie is a classic Disney fairy tale about a princess who is cursed to sleep for a hundred years until she is awakened by true love’s kiss. It follows her journey as she navigates through the challenges of the curse and ultimately finds her happily ever after.

The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 88/100
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Runtime: 83 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 16 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: John Musker, Ron Clements, Hans Christian Andersen
Actors: Jodi Benson, Samuel E. Wright, Rene Auberjonois
Language: English, French, Russian
Country: United States
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“The Little Mermaid is a Disney animated film that tells the story of a young mermaid named Ariel who dreams of becoming human and falls in love with a prince. She makes a deal with a sea witch to trade her voice for legs, but must ultimately choose between her love for the prince and her family and underwater kingdom.”

Tangled

Tangled
Tangled
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 10 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Dan Fogelman, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
Actors: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy
Language: English, German
Country: United States, Japan
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“Tangled” is a Disney animated film about a young princess named Rapunzel with long magical hair who escapes from a tower with the help of a thief named Flynn Rider, leading to an adventure filled with humor, romance, and self-discovery.

Brave

Brave
Brave
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 79%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 20 wins & 48 nominations total
Writer: Brenda Chapman, Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell
Actors: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson
Language: English
Country: United States, Japan
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The Brave movie is about a young princess named Merida who defies an ancient tradition and inadvertently unleashes chaos in her kingdom. She must use her bravery and archery skills to undo a beastly curse and mend her fractured family.

Frozen

Frozen
Frozen
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 83 wins & 60 nominations total
Writer: Jennifer Lee, Hans Christian Andersen, Chris Buck
Actors: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff
Language: Norwegian, English, Russian
Country: United States
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The Frozen movie is about two sisters, Elsa and Anna, who embark on a journey to save their kingdom from eternal winter caused by Elsa’s icy powers. Along the way, they learn about the power of love and the importance of sisterhood.

Moana

Moana
Moana
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 22 wins & 90 nominations total
Writer: Jared Bush, Ron Clements, John Musker
Actors: Auli'i Cravalho, Dwayne Johnson, Rachel House
Language: English, Russian, French
Country: United States
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Moana is a Disney animated film about a young Polynesian princess who embarks on a daring journey across the ocean to save her people and discover her own identity, with the help of a demigod named Maui.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland
Alice in Wonderland
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 51%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 35 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: Linda Woolverton, Lewis Carroll
Actors: Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter
Language: English, Russian, Ukrainian
Country: United States, Italy, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
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The Alice in Wonderland movie follows a young girl named Alice as she falls down a rabbit hole into a whimsical and fantastical world, where she encounters peculiar characters and embarks on a journey to fulfill her destiny and overthrow the tyrannical Red Queen.

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Frog
The Princess and the Frog
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 10 wins & 42 nominations total
Writer: Ron Clements, John Musker, Greg Erb
Actors: Anika Noni Rose, Keith David, Oprah Winfrey
Language: English, French
Country: United States, Japan
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“The Princess and the Frog” is a Disney animated film about a young woman named Tiana who dreams of opening her own restaurant in New Orleans. Through a twist of fate, she transforms into a frog and embarks on a journey with a prince-turned-frog to break the spell and find true love.

Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 143 min
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 5 Oscars. 38 wins & 104 nominations total
Writer: Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie
Actors: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Pirates of the Caribbean movie is about Captain Jack Sparrow’s adventures as he navigates through treacherous waters, battles supernatural forces, and seeks to reclaim his stolen ship, the Black Pearl. Along the way, he encounters various allies and enemies, including the cunning Captain Barbossa and the formidable Davy Jones.

Enchanted

Enchanted
Enchanted
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 75/100
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Runtime: 107 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 12 wins & 51 nominations total
Writer: Bill Kelly
Actors: Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, James Marsden
Language: English
Country: United States, Algeria, New Zealand
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“Enchanted” is a whimsical romantic comedy that follows the story of a fairytale princess named Giselle who is transported to modern-day New York City. As she navigates the real world, she discovers the true meaning of love and finds her own happily ever after.

Into the Woods

Into the Woods
Into the Woods
Internet Movie Database: 5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 3 Oscars. 11 wins & 74 nominations total
Writer: James Lapine, Stephen Sondheim
Actors: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Into the Woods” is a musical fantasy film that intertwines the plots of several fairy tales, including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Rapunzel, as characters venture into a mysterious forest to fulfill their wishes. However, they soon discover the consequences of their actions and must navigate the consequences of their choices.

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 77/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 33 wins & 56 nominations total
Writer: Justin Marks, Rudyard Kipling
Actors: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley
Language: English, Russian, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Assamese, Urdu, Oriya, Punjabi, Malayalam, Marathi, Rajasthani, Haryanvi, Nepali, Swahili
Country: United Kingdom, United States, New Zealand, France, Canada, India
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The Jungle Book movie is about a young boy named Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the jungle and embarks on a journey of self-discovery and survival, encountering various animal friends and foes along the way.

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Poppins Returns
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 66/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 24 wins & 112 nominations total
Writer: P.L. Travers, David Magee, Rob Marshall
Actors: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Australia, Canada, India
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“Mary Poppins Returns” is a musical fantasy film that follows the magical nanny Mary Poppins as she returns to the Banks family in Depression-era London to help them rediscover joy and wonder in their lives. With the help of her friend Jack, they embark on whimsical adventures, using music and imagination to heal their hearts and restore harmony to the family.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 32%
Metacritic: 39/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 1 win & 8 nominations
Writer: Ashleigh Powell, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Marius Petipa
Actors: Mackenzie Foy, Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman
Language: English, French
Country: Canada, United States
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“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” is a fantasy adventure film about a young girl named Clara who discovers a magical parallel world while searching for a key that will unlock a priceless gift left by her late mother. In this realm, she must team up with a soldier and a group of eccentric characters to restore harmony and save the realm from an evil ruler.

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