Movies like The Great Mouse Detective

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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
 7.2
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The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the diabolical Professor Ratigan kidnaps London's master toymaker, the brilliant master of disguise Basil of Baker Street and his trusted sidekick Dawson try to elude the ultimate trap and foil the perfect crime.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, light, stylized, semi serious, twists and turns, cult film, biting, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, talking animals, adventure, investigation, good versus evil, private detective, rescue, queen, assistant, uncover truth, family, danger, escapades, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, treason, toys, bandit, sherlock holmes, twists & turns, female tied up, victorian england, cartoon mouse, rat ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 1890s, 80s
Place: london, england, europe, britain, united kingdom, big ben london, buckingham palace

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Most similar movies to The Great Mouse Detective

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, sweet and clever films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, disney, animals, talking animals and runaway mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Great Mouse Detective: Zootopia (2016), The Rescuers Down Under (1990), The AristoCats (1970), Bolt (2008), Robin Hood (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, happy ending, anthropomorphism, animals, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, stereotypes, prejudice, rabbit, friendship, lion ...
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75%
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, australian outback, talking animals, rescue, poacher, adventure, friendship, adventurer, heroic mission, follow your dream, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, new york, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 98K
The AristoCats (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, disney, talking animals, animal life, animals, animal protagonist, pets, friendship, getting home, social differences, butler ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, family, old west, adventure, rescue, friends, fish out of water, family life, danger, escapades, adventurer, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Tom and Jerry need to learn to work together in order to help Sherlock Holmes with an investigation of a jewel theft. But still, they are cat and mouse!
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: private detective, cartoon cat, friends, disorder, partners, partners against crime, unlikely partners, amateur detective, frame up, animals, escapades, dishonesty ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 198K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: sweet, exciting, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, adventure, animals, talking animals, human animal relationship, family, friendship, cartoon dog, pets, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 120K
Robin Hood (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: With King Richard off to the Crusades, Prince John and his slithering minion, Sir Hiss, set about taxing Nottingham's citizens with support from the corrupt sheriff - and staunch opposition by the wily Robin Hood and his band of merry men.
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, stylized, feel good ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: prince, thief, heroes, fox, robin hood, talking animals, anthropomorphic mouse, good versus evil, archery, robbery, sword fight, dungeon ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century, 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Piglet's Big Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the gang from the Hundred Acre Wood begin a honey harvest, young Piglet is excluded and told that he is too small to help. Feeling inferior, Piglet disappears and his pals Eeyore, Rabbit, Tigger, Roo and Winnie the Pooh must use Piglet's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: disney, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, danger, partners, gang, buddies, getting home, heroes, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: disney, toys, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, christmas, getting home, escapades, danger, talking animals ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, friendship, pets, adventure, great dane, petty criminal, dog, daring rescue, family, young heroes, kitten ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 276K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, computer animation, friendship, good versus evil, misfit, exploitation, deception, teamwork, villain, adventure, fight, individualism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together ...
Style: humorous, feel good, fairy tale, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, winnie the pooh, friends, adventure, friendship, goofy hero, respect, disorder, goodhearted, childhood, cartoon bear, talking animals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: In Disney's take on the Alexander Dumas tale, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy want nothing more than to perform brave deeds on behalf of their queen (Minnie Mouse), but they're stymied by the head Musketeer, Pete. Pete secretly wants ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, friendship, heroes, musketeer, adventure, adventurer, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, intrigue, buddies, daring rescue ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: animal life, friendship, talking animals, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, siblings relations, wish come true, rescue, imaginary, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 25K
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, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: disney, talking animals, adventure, animal life, lion, jungle, rescue, fish out of water, survival, zoo, family, friendship ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 104K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, 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, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, kids and family, children, goofy hero, bear, animals, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: disney, knight, legends and myths, king arthur, prophecy, excalibur, rise to the top, throne, adventure, family, destiny, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: middle ages, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 150K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: cat, talking animals, adventure, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, computer animation, friendship, magic, sword fight, escapades, save the day, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.3
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Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, underwater, adventure, memory loss, animals, fish, friendship, self doubt, computer animation, underwater scene, amnesia, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.3
 922K
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, friends, rescue, jealousy, disney, rivalry, teamwork, bad guy, foe turned friend, family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 214K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Brazil
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, exciting, humorous, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, happy ending, parrot, animals, adventure, jungle, birds, bird, friendship, animal life, computer animation, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This colorful adventure tells the story of an impetuous mermaid princess named Ariel who falls in love with the very human Prince Eric and puts everything on the line for the chance to be with him. Memorable songs and characters -- including the ...
Style: fairy tale, light, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, disney, prince, princess, imaginary kingdom, talking animals, witch, first love, good versus evil, magic, sea, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 80s
Place: denmark, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 678K
The Incredibles (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bob Parr has given up his superhero days to log in time as an insurance adjuster and raise his three children with his formerly heroic wife in suburbia. But when he receives a mysterious assignment, it's time to get back into costume.
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, touching, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: superhero, disney, heroes, secret identity, adventure, good versus evil, superhuman powers, family, disguise, family relations, parents and children, super strength ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s, year 1962
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the ...
Style: touching, sad, sweet, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, talking animals, orphan, second chance, adventure, dog, friendship, heaven, animals, rescue, friends, disney ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Winnie the Pooh (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Pooh convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, friendship, tiger, talking animals, goofy hero, escapades, goodhearted, getting along, disorder, supportive friend, best friends, youth ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 172K
The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: touching, feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, jungle, talking animals, feral child, adventure, orphan, animal life, friendship, human animal relationship, young heroes, conflict, mischievous children ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 61K
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, rescue, disney, talking animals, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, heroes, mole, on the run, chase, anxiety ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Follow the clues to fun and excitement as the beloved little mouse takes on a big monster in this charming, full-length adventure. When a ferocious, mouse-nabbing creature puts fear into the hearts of New York City's rodents, Fievel and his ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, adventure, family, imaginary, danger, disorder, animal life, friends, family life, imaginary kingdom, partners, heroes ...
Time: 1890s, 1880s, 19th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.
Style: touching, feel good, atmospheric, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, heroic mission, lifesaver, secret, adventure, laboratory, widow, friendship, against the odds, rescue, family problems, cure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
101 Dalmatians 2: Patch's London Adventure (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Being one of 101 takes its toll on Patch, who doesn't feel unique. When he's accidentally left behind on moving day, he meets his idol, Thunderbolt, who enlists him on a publicity campaign.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dalmatian, pets, kidnapping, rescue, heroes, family relations, puppy, friendship, buddies, tv show, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%