Movies like Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief

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Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief (2008)
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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, kids and family, animal, dog, veterinarian

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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, disorder, pets, heroes, animal life, dog and friends mostly in Family, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief: Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006), Treasure Buddies (2012), Pudsey the Dog: The Movie (2014), Cool Dog (2010), Dr. Dolittle: The Final (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal, family relations, friends, pets, animal life, family life, family, ranch, odd couple, misfit, imaginary, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: sentimental, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, cat, monkey, dog, airplane, heroes, imaginary, escapades, save the day, legends and myths, uninhibited rivalry, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, save the day, village life, heroes, escapades, village, social relations, friends, animal life, pets, disorder, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.8
 525
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, pets, parents and children, save the day, heroes, escapades, family, disorder, family life, on the road, urban, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: hollywood, pets, anti heroes, celebrity culture, tv show, disorder, animal life, family, artists and showbiz, fish out of water, showbiz, urban ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 652
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: dog, pets, crime, young heroes, heist, in the woods, battles, rivalry, rescue, crime gone awry, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: animal life, disorder, pets, single parent, crime gone awry, danger, best friends, getting home, cons and scams, young heroes, mischievous children, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: rescue, dog, child custody, family relations, misfit, danger, youth, orphan, disorder, pets, animal life, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 3.5
 648
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: feel good, not serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, danger, martial arts, friends, family, young heroes, daring rescue, mischievous children, heroes, youth, rescue, laboratory ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ 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: pre-teens, preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: puppy, pets, family, animal life, teenage life, buddies, disorder, partners, friends, survival, danger, rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: filmmaking, rivalry, dog, pets, danger, fish out of water, family relations, family, adventure, mischievous children, heroes, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ 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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mad scientist, escapades, experiment gone awry, mischievous children, disorder, animal life, pets, friendship, reincarnation, getting home, family, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, school, power relations, family relations, young heroes, chaos and mayhem, heroes, dedicated educator, teachers and students, daring rescue, family, ocean or sea ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, rescue, odd couple, misfit, fish out of water, family relations, friends, heroes, disorder, pets, family life, small town life ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: save the day, adventure, teenage life, heroic mission, wizards and magicians, family relations, friends, social relations, rivalry, supernatural, motorcycle race, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: dog, mischievous children, mistaken identity, disorder, partners, animal life, pets, family life, child as adult, family, escapades, anti heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friends, family relations, animal life, partners, resort, save the day, love and romance, fall in love, heroes, family, disorder, pets ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.4
 179
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, heroes, save the day, future dystopia, superhuman powers, benign alien, daring rescue, heroic mission, crimes, imaginary, experiment gone awry, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: investigation, working undercover, daring rescue, mischievous children, crimes, heroes, young heroes, escapades, family, adventure, friends, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, puppy, pets, family, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, rivalry, ambition, coming of age, chaos and mayhem, youth, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 13K
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: talking dog, talking cat, nothing goes right, friends, animal life, pets, family relations, disorder, suburbs, fish out of water, family, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.5
 301
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, track down, youth, family, imaginary, legends and myths, young heroes, chases and races, escapades, adventure, heroes, santa claus
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: save the day, cons and scams, mischievous children, heroes, young heroes, fugitives, heroic mission, chases and races, escapades, daring rescue, family, adventure ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, young heroes, escapades, save the day, heroes, adventure, chases and races, treasure hunt, small town, farce, small town life, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: youth, heroes, save the day, goofy hero, family, cons and scams, gang, taxi, stoners, eccentric family, disorder, pets ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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, pets, family life, disorder, mistaken identity, mischievous children, unlikely partners, young heroes, rescue, misfit, best friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, young heroes, escapades, uncover truth, mystery, obsessive quest, family, parents and children, kidnapping, rescue, heroes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.9
 693
C.H.O.M.P.S. (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man invents a robot dog that has super strength, x-ray vision and can detect crimes being committed. A greedy businessman tries to steal the boy's invention from him.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robot, dog, imaginary, heroes, cons and scams, goofy hero, androids and robots, crimes, criminal heroes, family, criminal's revenge, hitman ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 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: offbeat, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: single parent, misfit, teenage life, animal life, family life, disorder, friends, family relations, adventure, escapades, family, heroes ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 193
Cinnamon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: University professor Madeline Walters isn’t doing too well in the dating game. Good men are hard to find, so she’s happy spending time with her Maltese puppy Cinnamon, and her precocious teenage daughter Chloe.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, nothing goes right, save the day, animal life, disorder, pets, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, single parent, talking dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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