Movies like A Bug's Life

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A Bug's Life (1998)
 7.2
 286K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, exciting, stylized, semi serious, light, sweet, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, friendship, good versus evil, misfit, villain, deception, teamwork, exploitation, adventure, fight, exile, individualism, threat, toys, ant, rescue, rain, rivalry, fish out of water, invention, circus, bully, heroes, princess, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas

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Most similar movies to A Bug's Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and sweet films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, friends, talking animals, catastrophe and mentor mostly in Family, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Bug's Life: Valiant (2005), The Ant Bully (2006), Bee Movie (2007), Toy Story (1995), Antz (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 23K
Valiant (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Set in 1944, Valiant is a woodland pigeon who wants to become a great hero someday. When he hears they are hiring recruits for the Royal Homing Pigeon Service, he immediately sets out for London. On the way, he meets a smelly but friendly pigeon ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, hopes, heroic mission, human spirit, escapades, against the odds, world war two, war, animals, rescue, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: england, london, france, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 39K
The Ant Bully (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: bully, friendship, rescue, ant, adventure, family, self discovery, vengeance, animal life, superior, siblings relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 158K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: unlikely friendships, animal life, bee, beehive, family, individualism, culture clash, adventure, fighting the system, flower shop, friendship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 8.3
 962K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, toys, adventure, rescue, friends, disney, jealousy, family, rivalry, teamwork, bad guy, foe turned friend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.6
 153K
Antz (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In this animated hit, a neurotic worker ant in love with a rebellious princess rises to unlikely stardom when he switches places with a soldier. Signing up to march in a parade, he ends up under the command of a bloodthirsty general. But he's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, light, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fighting the system, heroes, ant, princess, misfit, rebellion, soldier, worker, adventure, friends, queen, heroism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and ...
Style: feel good, fairy tale, exciting, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: fairy, fantasy world, adventure, family, young heroes, heroes, friendship, family relations, disappearance, good versus evil, friends, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 882K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, friends, rivalry, talking animals, parallel world, misfit, villain, invisibility, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, colourful, funny, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, jungle, friends, fantasy world, family, friendship, elephant, teacher, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.6
 123K
Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, boat, getting home, pets, friendship, heroic mission, disorder, lifestyle change, rivalry, fish out of water, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2006, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.9
 223K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a ...
Style: touching, humorous, exciting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, parrot, animals, bird, adventure, happy ending, jungle, kids and family, friendship, family, animal life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, talking animals, family, change of heart, emperor, adventure, friendship, partners, escapades, treason, spoiled brat, assassination attempt ...
Time: 15th century
Place: latin america, peru, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 26K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, disney, lion, zoo, adventure, animal life, jungle, rescue, survival, fish out of water, family, friendship ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, cartoon dog, adventure, odd couple, friendship, buddies, mischievous children, best friends, rescue, pets, fish out of water, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.9
 659K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, parody, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, princess, friendship, dragon, adventure, love and romance, magical, imaginary kingdom, swamp, anthropomorphism, reluctant partners, magic ...
Time: middle ages, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.9
 63K
The Rescuers (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss ...
Style: light, touching, feel good, semi serious, colourful ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: mouse, friendship, talking animals, rescue, disney, adventure, kidnapping, heroes, mole, on the run, chase, anxiety ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happily N'Ever After (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Canada, UK, Australia, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.
Style: fairy tale, humorous, not serious, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, friendship, good versus evil, friends, cinderella story, heroes, disorder, love and romance, reluctant partners, save the day, rivalry, wizards ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 111K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, children, kids and family, goofy hero, animals, bear, fish out of water, jungle, escape, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, peru, london, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Elmo loves his fuzzy, blue blanket, and would never let anything happen to it. However, a tug-of-war with his friend Zoe sends his blanket to a faraway land, and Elmo in hot pursuit. Facing life without his cherished blanket, Elmo musters all of his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: rescue, puppet, family, adventure, friendship, disorder, friends, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, fish out of water, escapades, misfit ...
Place: sesame street
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 7.3
 451K
Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has ...
Style: fairy tale, parody, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens, kids, date night
Plot: princess, talking animals, transformation, dragon, animals, kingdom, prince, creature, adventure, imaginary kingdom, cat, ogre ...
Time: 2000s, 16th century, middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shrek Forever After (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, semi serious, exciting, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, date night, pre-teens ...
Plot: magical, ogre, talking animals, dragon, princess, imaginary kingdom, friendship, deal, heroes, queen, villain, cat ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The sailor of legend is framed by the goddess Eris for the theft of the Book of Peace, and must travel to her realm at the end of the world to retrieve it and save the life of his childhood friend Prince Proteus.
Style: feel good, mystical, exciting, semi serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, pirate, sinbad, mythology, heroes, adventurer, treasure hunt, chase, good versus evil, friendship, treasure, daring rescue ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages, 8th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 18K
Brother Bear 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.
Style: semi serious, captivating, feel good, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: grizzly bear, friendship, human becoming an animal, beast, talking animals, bear, adventurer, village, adventure, rescue, animal life, forest ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 133K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, kids and family, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, orphan, friendship, talking animals, mischievous children, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, penguins, adventure, animals, animal life, espionage, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, silly humor, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai, venice, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 59K
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a professor develops a vaccine that eliminates human allergies to dogs, he unwittingly upsets the fragile balance of power between cats and dogs and touches off an epic battle for pet supremacy. The fur flies as the feline faction, led by Mr. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: family, pets, talking animals, dog, heroes, secret agents, rivalry, chase, rescue, good versus evil, goofy hero, adventure ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maltazard, the Evil M, is now 7 feet tall and evolving among the humans, causing terror wherever he goes. His goal is simple: forming an army of giant henchmen and ruling over the universe. Meanwhile, Arthur is still a Minimoy, and thus in a state ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, young heroes, heroic mission, adventure, friendship, family relations, rescue, good versus evil, princess, heroes, disorder, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.7
 2K
Gordy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A talking pig named Gordy becomes involved in a quest to save his family from the slaughterhouse.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pig, on the road, rescue, heroic mission, farm, friendship, talking animals, animal life, adventure, journey, kids and family, family ...
Place: boston, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.0
 85K
Garfield (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: cat, talking animals, pets, rescue, animal life, disorder, happy ending, selfishness, animal shelter, adaptation, dog, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.0
 402K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: princess, genie, desert, disney, friendship, adventure, love, unlikely couple, disney princess, arabian nights, family, tiger ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, sahara
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world.
Style: exciting, touching, witty, fairy tale, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: fairy, good versus evil, christmas, childhood, adventure, holiday, legends and myths, belief, santa claus, friendship, dreams, save the world ...
Place: new york, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%