Movies like Dr. Dolittle 3

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Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
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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, friends, pets, family life, family, family relations, misfit, teenage life, partners, disorder, animal life, youth, silly humor, fish out of water, talking animals, friendship, ranch, teenager, dog, teenage girl, empire, black girl, anthropomorphism, odd couple, party ...

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Most similar movies to Dr. Dolittle 3

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and entertaining films with plots about family, disorder, family relations, youth, dog, animal life and friends mostly in Family, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Dr. Dolittle 3: Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011), Dog with a Blog (2012), Doctor Dolittle (1998), Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009), Marmaduke (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: penguins, animals, pets, children, animal life, bird, adventure, family relations, family, animal training, parents and children, inheritance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
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Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle (Kyla Pratt) is back in a heartwarming adventure of presidential proportions! Maya's dream of going to vet school is put on hold when she gets a call from the president of the United States. It seems the First Dog is out of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: veterinarian, silly humor, animals, kids and family, disorder, heroic mission, race against time, pets, save the day, escapades, catastrophe, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dog with a Blog (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Avery Jennings and Tyler James are step-siblings who are complete opposites. The family faces an even bigger adjustment when their new dog, Stan, can talk and also has a blog, unbeknownst to the family. Stan uses his blog to discuss the happenings ...
Style: feel good, sitcom, semi serious, humorous, not serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: talking dog, dog, teenage life, talking animals, family relations, teenager, family, parents and children, stepbrother stepsister relationship, family life, anthropomorphism, youth ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, emotional, funny, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night, date night ...
Plot: veterinarian, father daughter relationship, dog, animals, talking animals, adventure, happy ending, creativity, father son relationship, fight scenes, foul language, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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. ...
Style: humorous, sweet, entertaining, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: veterinarian, animals, kids and family, stereotypes, couple relations, friends, goofy hero, parents and children, teaching the ways of the world, friendship, family relations, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Maya Dolittle can talk to animals. She gets discovered and Tiffany Monaco, a Hollywood star, brings her to L.A. to help her little puppy, who turns out to be a boy.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, hollywood, showbiz, lifestyle, follow your dream, family, artists and showbiz, disorder, celebrity culture, animal life, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Marmaduke (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Phil and Debbie Winslow relocate from their native Kansas to the sunny climes of Orange County, their big-hearted, havoc-wreaking Great Dane gets a taste of the dog's life, California-style.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking dog, dalmatian, dog, great dane, german shepherd, husky dog, talking cat, animal life, pets, pitbull, talking animals, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Thirteenth Year (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: mermaid, teenage life, family, rivalry, disney, misfit, escapades, disorder, friends, parent child relationship, coming of age, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Richie Rich: A Christmas Story (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After getting blamed for spoiling Christmas, the richest kid in the world wishes he'd never been born. Unfortunately, a wishing machine, invented by professor Keenbean, picked up the wish and made it come true. Now Richie finds himself in a ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, youth, money, boy, wealth, dog, friendship, father son relationship, remote control, winter, museum, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them halfway across the world to the ruins of ancient Egypt. With the help of some exotic new friends, this epic adventure is a treasure trove of pure Buddy fun. In a ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dog, youth, adventure, friendship, young heroes, treasure hunt, family, uninhibited rivalry, legends and myths, rivalry, escapades, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Luck of the Irish (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenager must battle for a gold charm to keep his family from being controlled by an evil leprechaun.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, basketball, disney, family relations, friendship, teenage life, adventure, family life, child as adult, love, magical creature, teenager ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, youth, animals, family relations, family life, friendship, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Talking Cat!?! (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: cat, single parent, family relations, pets, disorder, parents and children, youth, talking cat, supernatural, brother sister relationship, animals, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Spooky Buddies (2011)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Disney's irresistible talking puppies are back in an all-new movie that takes them far across town to a mysterious mansion where something very spooky is going on.
Style: not serious, semi serious, humorous, entertaining
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, youth, halloween, buddies, legend, escapades, disorder, supernatural, family, disney, magic, warlock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Beethoven's 3rd (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Everyone's favorite St. Bernard returns in this family film about man's best friend. Richard Newton, his wife Beth and kids Brennan and Sara shove off in their camper for a road trip. Along the way, they gain a new passenger: slobbery ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, human dog relationship, animals, family relations, pets, family life, disorder, escapades, nothing goes right, family, parents and children, silly humor ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Quigley (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: William Byron Hillman's family comedy Quigley stars Gary Busey as a cold-hearted billionaire. Early in the film he dies. After dying, he learns that he will only get into heaven if he learns lessons about compassion and selflessness. In order ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: reincarnation, family relations, hidden identity, disorder, redemption, family life, eccentric family, custody, odd couple, dealing with death, uninhibited rivalry, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Finn on the Fly (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: FINN ON THE FLY is a madcap comedy filled with wild chases, mistaken identity and young romance.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, friendship, mischievous children, family relations, disorder, misfit, pets, getting home, family, escapades, science runs amok ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 4K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, dog, family, golden retriever, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, disorder, heroic mission, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cool Dog (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jimmy lives in the tranquil town of Eagle Rock, Louisiana, with his father, stepmother and his best friend Rainy, a German Shepherd. When Jimmy's father gets a promotion, the family must relocate to an apartment in New York City that has a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, forceful separation, friendship, on the road, save the day, pets, disorder, family life, youth, road trip, german shepherd, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Beethoven's 4th (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The family is pleasantly surprised and puzzled when Beethoven suddenly becomes obedient. Turns out it's a prince and the pauper scenario, with the real Beethoven now living with a pompous rich family.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, youth, human dog relationship, saint bernard dog, family relations, disorder, parents and children, mistaken identity, fish out of water, pets, escapades, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Shaggy D.A. (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wilby Daniels, a successful lawyer running for District Attorney, suddenly finds himself being transformed into an English sheepdog. Somehow he has to keep his change a secret and find just what is causing it, all the while eluding the local dog ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, sweet, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dog, disney, lawyer, family, animal life, farce, transformation, animals, curse, district attorney, first contact, fight scenes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Benji: Off the Leash! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benji and his friends try to save his mother from a puppy mill.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: dog, youth, odd couple, adventure, young heroes, friendship, against the odds, rescue, pets, mischievous children, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Kids World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What would you wish for if you were eleven and could have anything in the world? Your parents don't understand you. Your teenage brother is constantly getting you in trouble...for things he did! You're in love with the twelve-year-old girl ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, suspense
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: youth, experiment gone awry, teenage life, child as adult, friendship, young heroes, mischievous children, adventure, disorder, wish come true, family life, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog”, who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, youth, talking dog, family, nothing goes right, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, friends, family relations, anthropomorphism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 4.5
 2K
Prehysteria! (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young boy and his family embark on a series of adventures when the boy finds some mysterious eggs which hatch to reveal a brood of baby dinosaurs.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, single parent, prehistoric animal, monster, family relations, museum, teenage life, family life, youth, misfit, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bailey's Billion$ (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sweet and savvy talking golden retriever, Bailey, is one doggone lucky pooch when his devoted owner, Constance Pennington, leaves him her entire billion-dollar fortune. Bailey is lucky, that is, until he becomes the target of an elaborately-designed ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking dog, pets, inheritance, friendship, mischievous children, cons and scams, dog, golden retriever, adventure, animal life, family relations, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Brother the Pig (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: If you act like an animal, you just may become one!
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: youth, nanny, family relations, teenage life, family life, curses spells and rituals, prank, mischievous children, family, ghost, disorder, animal life ...
Place: latin america, france, europe, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Ray and Sal, two orphaned sisters, adopt and hide a Great Dane puppy from their two adopted parents living in a luxury downtown New York apartment that expressely forbids dogs.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dog, youth, pets, human animal relationship, mischievous children, family life, disorder, parents and children, reincarnation, adoption, animal life, nun ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Christmoose Carol (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bullied young boy befriends a flying, talking moose that crashed through his ceiling after a test-flight with Santa went terribly awry in this holiday film for the whole family. But later, just as Mr. Moose and Beril strike up a friendship, the ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, heroes, adventure, friendship, family relations, family, youth, escapades, animal life, children, santa claus, hunter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, family relations, rescue, child custody, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%