If you enjoyed this one, you’ll love these even more! Some of the best movies that have a mood similar to “City of Ember” are included in this list and should be seen by moviegoers.
1.The Scorch Trials (2015)
The search for information about the mysterious and powerful WCKD organization presents Thomas and his fellow Gladers with their most difficult challenge yet. On their journey, they’ll come across the Scorch, a barren wasteland full of insurmountable difficulties. Resistance fighters help the Gladers take on WCKD’s vastly superior forces, and they uncover the organization’s shocking plans for them all.
2. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Three well-to-do families lose everything when a fire ravages their home. It turns out that a long-lost relative is plotting to kill them and take their money.
3. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
To find the mythical Golden Fleece and stop an ancient evil from rising, Percy and his friends must battle hordes of mythical creatures in their quest to face the ultimate evil.
4. Nim’s Island (2008)
The journey of a father and his young daughter in search of a long-lost book that will help them find a long-lost relative they never knew they had in common.
5. Inkheart (2008)
Mowgli, a man-cub raised by wolves, is introduced to the world. Upon fleeing the jungle due to a tiger threat, Mowgli embarks on a journey of self-discovery with the assistance of Bagheera the panther and Baloo the free-spirited beaver.
6.The Jungle Book (2016)
Defending her island and the wildlife that lives there, fourteen-year-old Nim takes on resort developers and animal poachers. It doesn’t take her long to realize that she cannot rely solely on her animal friends to save her home and that she must make her first human friend, Edmund, who has run away from the mainland and arrived on the island.
7. Return to Nim’s Island (2013)
A Gelfling travels to a distant planet in the distant past in search of a magical crystal’s missing shard and to restore order to his world before the grotesque Skeksis race discovers the crystal and uses it for evil.
8.The Dark Crystal (1982)
Angus, a young man, takes in a stray dog he names Yellow. On their way back to the mainland from Vancouver Island, Angus and his dog are separated when their boat is wrecked by stormy seas. When it comes to Angus’s safety, his parents are unrelenting in their demands of rescuers. After being taught wilderness survival skills by his father and aided by the perceptive Yellow Dog, Angus makes an effort to attract rescuers’ attention.
9.The Island at the Top of the World (1974)
There’s a Victorian gentleman hoping to track down his long-lost son, who went missing while looking for a Viking community in an uncharted volcanic valley in the far north. He gathers a team for the search and must flee from some Viking descendents who will kill to keep their existence hidden when they arrive at their destination.
10.The Spiderwick Chronicles (2008)
Twin brothers Jared and Simon Grace, along with their sister Mallory, move into the rundown Spiderwick Estate with their mother and find themselves drawn into an alternate world full of faeries and other magical creatures.