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Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
 4.0
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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 control, and the president needs Maya's help. It's up to Maya and her own dog, Lucky, to stop a canine catastrophe from becoming a national crisis!.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, heroes, friends, pets, danger, heroic mission, imaginary, animal life, escapades, disorder, odd couple, young heroes, race against time, save the day, silly humor, animal, dog, veterinarian, kids and family

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Most similar movies to Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, feel good and realistic films with plots about family, pets, disorder, heroes, dog, friends and family relations mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief: Treasure Buddies (2012), Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006), Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011), Cool Dog (2010), Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Treasure Buddies (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
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, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, dog, adventure, friendship, young heroes, save the day, animal life, danger, pets, escapades, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, animal, family, pets, family life, friends, family relations, ranch, misfit, fish out of water, imaginary, teenage life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Marley & Me: The Puppy Years (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, nothing goes right, pets, puppy, family relations, chaos and mayhem, friends, family, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 534
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: heroes, disorder, escapades, pets, animal life, family, on the road, silly humor, best friends, youth, urban, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: hollywood, pets, family, anti heroes, animal life, disorder, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, urban, follow your dream, celebrity culture, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out for number one, until he meets siblings Molly (Izzy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: pets, friendship, save the day, friends, social relations, village life, heroes, escapades, animal life, family, disorder, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.7
 679
Dog Gone (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A courageous boy battles a gang of bumbling thieves to rescue a dog carrying a fortune in stolen diamonds.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, caper, pets, animal life, goofy hero, escapades, crimes, heroes, criminal heroes, mischievous children, crime, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, child custody, dog, orphan, friends, getting home, family relations, daring rescue, young heroes, family life, youth, danger ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Beethoven's Big Break (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to stardom. However, a trio of unscrupulous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: filmmaking, pets, dog, rescue, disorder, danger, mischievous children, odd couple, hollywood, fish out of water, rivalry, owner dog relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 663
Funky Monkey (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Boy genius Michael Dean (Adkins) teams up with a super-talented chimpanzee and his caretaker (Modine) to take down an animal testing lab. In exchange the scientist gives the boy some pointers on the girl of his dreams.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, martial arts, buddies, silly humor, rescue, daring rescue, young heroes, danger, animal life, escapades, disorder, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, anti heroes, pets, child as adult, heroes, escapades, silly humor, parents and children, family relations, young heroes, mischievous children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him. On the class visit to an aquarium the Stinkers decide that a sea lion called Slappy doesn't feel too good there, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: school, rescue, silly humor, fish out of water, kidnapping, youth, best friends, danger, family life, friendship, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they're spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pets, family, animal life, save the day, dog, christmas, christmas movie, adventure, holiday, destiny, love, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 3K
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: pets, puppy, family, animal life, adventure, friendship, partners, buddies, daring rescue, heroic mission, youth, danger ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, semi serious, humorous, sweet
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: inheritance, talking dog, friendship, pets, cons and scams, rescue, animal life, mischievous children, danger, getting home, golden retriever, dog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: humorous, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mad scientist, family, disorder, pets, getting home, friends, experiment gone awry, family relations, misfit, reincarnation, mischievous children, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, save the day, treasure hunt, pets, adventure, danger, farce, pirate, youth, animal life, family, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 180
Cybermutt (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Rex, a good-natured Golden Retriever, is given bionic super powers by an eccentric scientist, he becomes the target of an evil genius determined to possess the new technology at any cost.
Style: humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, danger, disorder, family, pets, benign alien, escapades, crimes, animal life, imaginary, heroes, alien encounter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 4.3
 14K
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, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, friends, nothing goes right, pets, animal life, family relations, fish out of water, family, disorder, suburbs, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, rescue, partners, family life, odd couple, small town life, treasure hunt, family, disorder, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sherlock: Undercover Dog (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Billy, 10, a dreamer, wants to be taken seriously so he can live with his toy-designer father on Catalina Island. Billy's plans get seriously spoilt when Sherlock, a talking police dog, demands his help to rescue his police detective handler ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, disorder, pets, mischievous children, family, heroes, friends, daring rescue, young heroes, working undercover, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Little Rascals Save the Day (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Little Rascals are back in an all-new movie! Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, family, gang, family relations, save the day, goofy hero, eccentric family, disorder, taxi, youth, children, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Dirt Bike Kid (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his mother sends Jack off with money to buy groceries, he comes home with a magic supercharged dirt bike instead. His mother is furious, but when Jack uses the magic bike to save the local hot dog stand from the clutches of corrupt big ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friends, save the day, family relations, motorcycle race, rivalry, supernatural, teenage life, adventure, heroes, escapades, family, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.5
 311
Santa Hunters (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Four children trIn Santa Hunters, Alex and his cousins Zoey (Yde) and Richard (Coronel) create an elaborate setup of traps to catch Santa on tape, but their plan backfires when they realize that seeing Santa will cause him to lose his Christmas ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: christmas, youth, young heroes, legends and myths, heroes, chases and races, family, track down, adventure, imaginary, escapades, santa claus
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Boys Will Be Boys (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young brothers talk their strict father Lloyd Clauswell into allowing them to babysit themselves for the first time while their parents attend a corporate barbecue...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: police detective, twins, chaos and mayhem, family relations, young heroes, siblings relations, disorder, nothing goes right, family gatherings, when the parents are away, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective Jr. (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, uncover truth, disorder, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, danger, pets, heroes, amateur detective, family, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
 97
Ozzie (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: New Zealand, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ozzie is a young koala living in Australia. He is kidnapped by two goons (Buzz and Tank) who work for Max Happy, president of Happy Toys. Legend says that Ozzie speaks English and Max wants to clone Ozzie into hundreds of koalas and sell them for a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, neo screwball comedy
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, heroes, rescue, heroic mission, cons and scams, family, chases and races, adventure, pets, disorder, fugitives, mischievous children ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ugly Dachshund (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Garrisons (Dean Jones and Suzanne Pleshette) are the "proud parents" of three adorable dachshund pups -- and one overgrown Great Dane named Brutus, who nevertheless thinks of himself as a dainty dachsie. His identity crisis results in ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: great dane, family, mistaken identity, family life, pets, disorder, danger, best friends, young heroes, unlikely partners, rescue, misfit ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, escapades, dog movie, anti heroes, fugitives, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pets, family life, dog, disorder, mischievous children, family, on the road, odd couple, partners, escapades, fish out of water, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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