20 Movies Like Kubo

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Kubo

Kubo
Kubo
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
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Runtime: 71 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Awards: N/A
Writer: N/A
Actors: Jozef Kroner, Eva Kristínová, Emília Vásáryová
Language: Slovak
Country: Czechoslovakia
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“Kubo and the Two Strings” is an animated fantasy film about a young boy named Kubo who embarks on a magical adventure to find a suit of armor that belonged to his late samurai father and defeat a vengeful spirit from the past with the help of a talking monkey and a beetle warrior.

Coraline

Coraline
Coraline
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 80/100
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Runtime: 100 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 8 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Henry Selick, Neil Gaiman
Actors: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman
Language: English, Russian
Country: United States, Japan
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“Coraline” is a dark fantasy film about a young girl named Coraline who discovers a secret door in her new house that leads to an alternate version of her life, where everything seems perfect but hides a sinister secret. She must navigate this dangerous parallel world and find a way to escape before it traps her forever.

The Boxtrolls

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“The Boxtrolls” is an animated film about a community of quirky creatures who live beneath the streets of Cheesebridge and are wrongly feared by the townspeople. A young boy named Eggs, raised by the Boxtrolls, must team up with a brave girl to save his family and expose the truth about the Boxtrolls.

ParaNorman

ParaNorman
ParaNorman
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 19 wins & 46 nominations total
Writer: Chris Butler
Actors: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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“ParaNorman” is a stop-motion animated film about a young boy named Norman who has the ability to communicate with ghosts. When his town is plagued by a centuries-old curse, Norman must use his unique gift to save the day and bring peace to the spirits haunting his community.

Corpse Bride

Corpse Bride
Corpse Bride
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 77 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: Tim Burton, Carlos Grangel, John August
Actors: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Corpse Bride is a stop-motion animated film about a young man who accidentally marries a deceased bride while practicing his wedding vows, and finds himself in the Land of the Dead where he must choose between his living fiancée and the Corpse Bride.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 82/100
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Runtime: 76 min
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 17 nominations total
Writer: Tim Burton, Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson
Actors: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Nightmare Before Christmas” is a stop-motion animated film that follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, as he stumbles upon Christmas Town and becomes obsessed with bringing Christmas to his spooky world. However, his well-intentioned efforts lead to chaos and confusion, teaching him the importance of embracing one’s own holiday spirit.

The Secret of Kells

The Secret of Kells
The Secret of Kells
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 81/100
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Runtime: 75 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 7 wins & 7 nominations total
Writer: Tomm Moore, Fabrice Ziolkowski
Actors: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally
Language: Irish Gaelic, Norwegian, Latin, English
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France
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“The Secret of Kells” is an animated film that follows the journey of a young boy named Brendan, who embarks on a quest to complete a magical book and save his village from Viking invaders. Along the way, he discovers the power of imagination and the importance of preserving ancient knowledge and traditions.

Song of the Sea

Song of the Sea
Song of the Sea
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 93 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Will Collins, Tomm Moore
Actors: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan
Language: English, Irish Gaelic
Country: Ireland, Denmark, Belgium, France
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“Song of the Sea” is an animated film that follows a young Irish boy named Ben and his mute sister Saoirse, who is a selkie (a mythological creature that can transform from a seal to a human). Together, they embark on a magical adventure to save the spirit world and discover the power of love and family.

Mary and Max

Mary and Max
Mary and Max
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
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Runtime: 92 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Awards: 6 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Adam Elliot
Actors: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana
Language: English, Yiddish
Country: Australia
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“Mary and Max” is a stop-motion animated film that tells the heartwarming story of a pen-pal friendship between a lonely Australian girl named Mary and an older, socially awkward man named Max from New York City, as they navigate life’s challenges and provide support to each other.

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
Metacritic: 89/100
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Runtime: 137 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 13 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Isao Takahata, Riko Sakaguchi
Actors: Chloë Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” is a Japanese animated film that tells the story of a mysterious young girl who is discovered in a bamboo shoot and raised by a bamboo cutter. As she grows up, she faces the challenges of societal expectations and her true identity as a celestial being.

The Little Prince

The Little Prince
The Little Prince
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Awards: 7 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Irena Brignull, Bob Persichetti, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Actors: Jeff Bridges, Mackenzie Foy, Rachel McAdams
Language: English
Country: France, Canada, Italy, United States, China
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“The Little Prince” movie is about a young girl who befriends an eccentric aviator and embarks on a journey through imagination and self-discovery as they explore the world of the Little Prince, a wise and enchanting character from another planet. Together, they learn valuable lessons about love, friendship, and the importance of holding onto one’s inner child.

The Illusionist

The Illusionist
The Illusionist
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 73%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 110 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 11 wins & 12 nominations total
Writer: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser
Actors: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti
Language: English
Country: United States, Czech Republic
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“The Illusionist” is a film about a talented magician named Eisenheim who uses his skills to win the heart of a noblewoman, but their forbidden romance is threatened by the authorities and a skeptical inspector determined to expose his tricks.”

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 83/100
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Runtime: 87 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 32 wins & 63 nominations total
Writer: Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach
Actors: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray
Language: English, French
Country: United Kingdom, United States
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“Fantastic Mr. Fox” is a stop-motion animated film based on Roald Dahl’s book. It follows the story of a wily fox who outsmarts three farmers to provide for his family and the animal community, leading to a thrilling and humorous adventure.

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls
A Monster Calls
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Awards: 39 wins & 57 nominations
Writer: Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
Actors: Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones
Language: English
Country: United States, Spain, United Kingdom
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“A Monster Calls” is a movie about a young boy named Conor who is struggling with his mother’s terminal illness. He encounters a monster who helps him navigate his emotions and face the truth about his mother’s condition.

Pan’s Labyrinth

Pan's Labyrinth
Pan's Labyrinth
Internet Movie Database: 8.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 98/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 109 wins & 115 nominations total
Writer: Guillermo del Toro
Actors: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
Language: Spanish
Country: Mexico, Spain
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“Pan’s Labyrinth” is a dark fantasy film set in post-Civil War Spain, following a young girl named Ofelia who escapes into a mythical labyrinth to cope with the harsh realities of her life, blending fantasy and reality as she encounters magical creatures and faces daunting challenges in her quest for freedom and identity.

The Book of Life

The Book of Life
The Book of Life
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 67/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Awards: 3 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Doug Langdale
Actors: Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum
Language: English, Spanish
Country: Mexico, United States
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The Book of Life is an animated film that follows the journey of a young man named Manolo, who embarks on a colorful adventure through the Land of the Remembered and the Land of the Forgotten to save his true love and unravel the mysteries of his family’s past. Along the way, he must confront his fears and prove himself in a battle between love, tradition, and destiny.

The Red Turtle

The Red Turtle
The Red Turtle
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 80 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 13 wins & 34 nominations total
Writer: Michael Dudok de Wit, Pascale Ferran
Actors: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy
Language: None
Country: France, Belgium, Japan
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“The Red Turtle” is a wordless animated film that tells the story of a man who becomes stranded on a deserted island, where he encounters a mysterious red turtle that changes his life forever. Through its beautiful animation and symbolism, the film explores themes of survival, companionship, and the cycle of life.

The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner
The Breadwinner
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 94 min
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 23 wins & 55 nominations total
Writer: Anita Doron, Deborah Ellis
Actors: Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus
Language: English
Country: Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg, United States
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“The Breadwinner” is an animated film that follows the story of a young Afghan girl named Parvana, who disguises herself as a boy to support her family under the Taliban rule. It explores themes of resilience, courage, and the power of storytelling in the face of adversity.

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service
Kiki's Delivery Service
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Metacritic: 85/100
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Runtime: 103 min
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Awards: 4 wins
Writer: Eiko Kadono, Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Minami Takayama, Rei Sakuma
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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Kiki’s Delivery Service is a coming-of-age story about a young witch named Kiki who moves to a new town and starts a delivery service using her flying broomstick, while navigating the challenges of independence and self-discovery.

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro
My Neighbor Totoro
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 86 min
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Awards: 5 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
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“My Neighbor Totoro” is a heartwarming Japanese animated film about two young sisters who befriend a friendly forest spirit named Totoro. Together, they embark on magical adventures and find solace in the whimsical world they discover.

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