Movies like Dr. Dolittle 2

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Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
 4.7
 46K
Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dr. John Dolittle the beloved doctor is back, but this time around he plays cupid to bumbling circus bear Archie as he's so smitten by a Pacific Western bear female, Ava. Dr. Dolittle must help a group of forest creatures to save their forest. But with the aid of his mangy, madcap animal friends, Dr. Dolittle must teach Archie the ways of true romance in time to save his species and his home before their habit is gone. So John held a meeting for every animal in the forest to not give up without a fight no matter what kind of animal expression they have and everyone agrees to do it and save their home.
Style: humorous, sweet, entertaining, not serious, sexy, funny, romantic, idiotic
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: animals, veterinarian, kids and family, stereotypes, dog, friends, couple relations, friendship, family relations, parents and children, silly humor, goofy hero, teaching the ways of the world, power relations, gangsters, raccoon, family, father daughter relationship, jungle, mad scientist, disney, catastrophe, teenager, doctors, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco, antarctica

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Most similar movies to Dr. Dolittle 2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, entertaining and sweet films with plots about family, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, destiny, redemption and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Dr. Dolittle 2: Doctor Dolittle (1998), Zookeeper (2011), The Flintstones (1994), Daddy Day Care (2003), Paddington (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, date night ...
Plot: dog, veterinarian, animals, father daughter relationship, talking animals, adventure, happy ending, creativity, father son relationship, foul language, fight scenes, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1998, 60s
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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100%
 5.2
 62K
Zookeeper (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A comedy about a zookeeper who might be great with animals, but he doesn't know anything about the birds and the bees. The man can't find love, so he decides to quit his job at the zoo, but his animal friends try to stop him and teach him ...
Style: funny, romantic, absurd, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: zoo, animals, family, romance, monkey, anthropomorphism, talking animals, zookeeper, veterinarian, disney, goofy hero, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2010
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Flintstones (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, sexy, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, caveman, best friend, eccentric family, workplace, family, family life, childhood, adoption, family relations, couples ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 69K
Daddy Day Care (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, not serious, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, preschoolers
Plot: children, mischievous children, farce, unemployment, father son relationship, fish out of water, kindergarten, goofy hero, friends, workplace situations, nothing goes right, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: animals, pets, friends, family life, family relations, misfit, partners, disorder, teenage life, youth, fish out of water, silly humor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
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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: touching, sweet, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animals, family, bear, talking animals, children, kids and family, jungle, taxidermist, childhood, adaptation, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, england, united kingdom, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 19K
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The tale of a workaholic dad-turned-dog who finds that being man's best friend shows him the most important job - being a great dad.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: dog, family, disney, transformation, experiment gone awry, pets, divorce, human becoming an animal, parents and children, disorder, parent child relationship, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.0
 47K
Tooth Fairy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When minor-league hockey player Derek Thompson -- who has a penchant for knocking out his opponents' teeth every time he plays -- disillusions a fan, he is sentenced to a stint for one week as a bona fide, tutu-clad, real-life tooth fairy. ...
Style: light, humorous, funny, feel good, surreal ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, curses spells and rituals, fairy, ice hockey, adventure, transformation, dreams, fantasy world, fish out of water, teenager, supernatural, magic ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Admiral Frank Beardsley returns to New London to run the Coast Guard Academy, his last stop before a probable promotion to head the Guard. A widower with eight children, he runs a loving but tight ship, with charts and salutes. The kids long for a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick ...
Plot: family, large family, family relations, blended family, mischievous children, siblings relations, parents and children, children, opposites attract, family life, eccentric family, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, sweet, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: penguins, animals, pets, bird, children, animal life, adventure, family relations, animal training, parents and children, kids and family, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, year 1978 ...
Place: antarctica, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.1
 60K
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, entertaining, light, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, talking animals, pets, chase, cat, adventure, family, secret agents, rescue, kids and family, good versus evil, goofy hero ...
Place: egypt, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.2
 17K
Daddy Day Camp (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seeking to offer his son the satisfying summer camp experience that eluded him as a child, the operator of a neighborhood daycare center opens his own camp, only to face financial hardship and stiff competition from a rival camp.
Style: humorous, melancholic, absurd, not serious, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: summer camp, mischievous children, competition, family, farce, father son relationship, childhood, happy ending, colonel, family relations, buddies, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Are We There Yet? (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne's work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: children, road trip, family, romance, mischievous children, on the road, family relations, nothing goes right, couple relations, parents and children, disorder, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, oregon, portland oregon, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Beethoven is back -- and this time, he has a whole brood with him now that he's met his canine match, Missy, and fathered a family. The only problem is that Missy's owner, Regina, wants to sell the puppies and tear the clan apart. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sweet, unusual plot structure, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing, chick flick, teens ...
Plot: dog, pets, animals, childhood, family, adventure, puppy, divorce, dysfunctional family, love, teenager, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, montana, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 137K
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, entertaining, light, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, preschoolers ...
Plot: cat, mouse, adoption, adventure, kids and family, childhood, orphanage, chase, anthropomorphic mouse, creativity, redemption, talking animals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Puppy mayhem turns the lives of newlywed Chihuahua parents Papi and Chloe upside down when their rambunctious, mischievous puppies present one challenge after another. But when their human owners end up in trouble, the tiny pups will stop at nothing ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, sweet, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, talking animals, animals, family, farce, police dog, animal life, kids and family, adventure, fantasy world, twists and turns ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, california, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a ...
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, surreal, intense ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, family, magic, unlikely friendships, violence, save the day, prank, mischievous children, family relations, misfit, partners ...
Time: future, 80s, year 1988
Place: orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.9
 3K
Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, entertaining, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, family, adventure, on the road, rescue, escapades, animals, youth, pets, kidnapping, computer game ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hapless museum night watchman Larry Daley must help his living, breathing exhibit friends out of a pickle now that they've been transferred to the archives at the Smithsonian Institution. Larry's (mis)adventures this time include close ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, objects come to life, chase, dinosaur, museum, curses spells and rituals, goofy hero, magic, escapades, imagination, artifact, monkey ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, stone age, 1930s, contemporary
Place: egypt, usa, washington d.c., manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.4
 24K
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Placed in a foster home that doesn't allow pets, 16-year-old Andi and her younger brother, Bruce, turn an abandoned hotel into a home for their dog. Soon other strays arrive, and the hotel becomes a haven for every orphaned canine in town. But ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, romantic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, orphan, mischievous children, siblings relations, husky dog, young heroes, animals, animal lover, pets, friends, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: antarctica, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Honeymooners (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Working class New York bus driver Ralph Kramden is always coming up with get-rich-quick schemes for him and his best friend, Ed Norton, who's always around to help him get in (and out of) trouble.
Style: humorous, entertaining, romantic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, race, greed, cons and scams, ambition, friends, couple relations, unfulfillment, gangsters, bus driver, scheme, money problems ...
Time: 50s
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Larger Than Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Motivational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, friendship, adventure, rescue, on the road, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water, inheritance, hitchhiker, elephant, runaway ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The title says it all. There's a mix up involving stolen diamonds which Ernest has (naturally) made into a yo-yo and given to his would be girlfriend, Rene. But Rene wants a man of action, and doesn't think that Ernest fits the bill. After ...
Style: humorous, road movie, parody, light, splatter ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: family, disaster, alternate reality, farce, dinosaur, nostalgia, creativity, romance, jungle, satire, fight scenes, high school ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Though he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him, his mom, dad, brother, and sister all find themselves living ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: family, childhood, disney, job interview, siblings relations, father son relationship, brothers, family relations, birthday party, coming of age, bad luck, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Master of Disguise (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sweet-natured Italian waiter named Pistachio Disguisey at his father Fabbrizio's restaurant, who happens to be a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. But moments later the patriarch of the Disguisey family is kidnapped ...
Style: humorous, melancholic, not serious, feel good, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, adventure, family, stupidity, disguise, supernatural, heroic mission, grandfather grandson relationship, father son relationship, investigation, supernatural ability, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, costa rica, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 43K
The Kid (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Powerful businessman Russ Duritz is self-absorbed and immersed in his work. But by the magic of the moon, he meets Rusty, a chubby, charming 8-year-old version of himself who can't believe he could turn out so badly -- with no life and no dog. ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: time travel, indifference, disney, youth, family, unfulfillment, happy ending, bullying, supernatural, redemption, father son estrangement, cynic ...
Time: future, 60s, 2000s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, melancholic, light, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, animal life, chihuahua, family, rescue, friendship, disney, animals, pets, police dog, getting home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 27K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dog, disney, adventure, pets, dog sled, adoption, family, talking animals, fish out of water, small town, animals, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, cuba, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Uptight New York City executive, Michael Cromwell, pursues his soon-to-be ex-wife to South America and returns home with the son he never knew he had -- a boy raised in a tribal village in Brazil. Armed with only his blowgun, the 13-year-old ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, culture clash, disney, fish out of water, adventure, eccentric family, parents and children, mischievous children, disorder, nothing goes right, childhood, teenage boy ...
Place: new york, venezuela, latin america, brazil, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.1
 4K
Good Boy! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An intergalactic dog pilot from Sirius (the dog star), visits Earth to verify the rumors that dogs have failed to take over the planet.
Style: sentimental, humorous, entertaining, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: dog, talking dog, space and aliens, animals, mentor, friendship, space travel, coming of age, human animal relationship, mission, family, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%