Movies like The Land Before Time

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The Land Before Time (1988)
 7.4
 80K
The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, and they encounter several obstacles as they learn to work together in order to survive.
Style: touching, feel good, colourful, sweet, sentimental, light, serious, disaster movie, nostalgic, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, natural disaster, disney, friendship, survival, talking animals, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, babies and infants, danger, buddies, escapades, wilderness, rescue, orphan, anthropomorphic animal, runaway, mentor, coming of age, kids and family, youth, heroes ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s

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Most similar movies to The Land Before Time

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about family, adventure, friendship, friends, escapades, rescue and danger mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Land Before Time: The Fox and the Hound (1981), Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (2013), Dinosaur (2000), The Lion King (1994), Kiki's Delivery Service (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In search of some adventure in their safe and peaceful valley, the five dinosaur friends make a hideaway. From there, they spot two thieves in action, stealing an egg from one of their broods. They chase them down and manage to recover the egg ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, family, friendship, triceratops, escapades, friends, kids in trouble, disorder, animal life, youth ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and a new adult dinosaur named Mr. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: rescue, danger, adventure, escapades, friends, friendship, misfit, heroes, family, best friends, anthropomorphism, cold weather ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While trying to obtain "Tree Sweets", Littlefoot into the tree and knocks down all the blossoms, attracting the Tinysauruses. They devour the plants and disappear. But Littlefoot isn't blamed for the disappearance, instead he ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, parallel world, unlikely partners, mischievous children, escapades, anti hero, good versus evil, anti heroes ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bedtime story leads Littlefoot and his grandparents on a journey to a new land, where Littlefoot discovers someone who vanished before he was born: his father! Now Littlefoot must decide between two worlds. Will he leave to be with his friends in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, friendship, adventure, family, young heroes, danger, parents and children, survival, family life, mischievous children, misfit ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Littlefoot and his friends are constantly being bullied and browbeaten by three teenage dinosaurs: Hyp, a Hypsilophodon; Nod, a Nodosaurus; and Mutt, a Muttaburrasaurus. However, when a shower of meteorites (flying rocks) impacts near the Great ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, lyrical, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, catastrophe, friendship, asteroids and comets, anti hero, heroic mission, wilderness, survival, forces of nature, environmentalism ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time IX: Journey to the Big Water (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Beloved dinosaurs Littlefoot, Cera, Spike, Petrie and Ducky return in this story about the wonders of discovery that features new songs, including Donny Osmond's "No One Has to Be Alone."
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, family relations, youth, family life, adventure, danger, best friends, family, mischievous children, escapades, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As the Great Day of the Flyers nears, the Great Valley's flying youngsters are eager to participate in the annual exhibition to show off their skills. Everyone, that is, except free-spirited pterodactyl Petrie, whose individualism causes ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, touching, light, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family relations, dinosaur, siblings relations, wilderness, adventure, escapades, self discovery, family gatherings, friends, mischievous children, family ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, adventure, rescue, reconciliation, best friends, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This fourth sequel in the series finds "leaf gobblers" eating all the vegetation in Great Valley, driving Littlefoot, the young brontosaurus, and the other dinosaur inhabitants out. Arguments break out among the adults during migration, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dinosaur, misfit, adventure, family, save the day, danger, partners, escapades, rescue, heroes, friendship ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After an incident which nearly cost Littlefoot's grandmother her life, Littlefoot learns a series of lessons which his species call "Wisdoms". Meanwhile, a trio of dim-witted Beipiaosauruses named Loofah, Doofah and Foobie arrive in ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, animal life, goofy hero, escapades, friends, disorder, youth, buddies, adventure, mischievous children, family, wilderness ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Littlefoot and the gang meet a shy newcomer, Ali, but the pleasantries stop there. There's a dire environmental theme to this third sequel in the series, in which the world's weather changes beyond the Great Valley, and what had been dry ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, dinosaur, misfit, rescue, adventure, animal life, friends, save the day, family, escapades, show tunes, friendship ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Walking with Dinosaurs 3D (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Walking with Dinosaurs 3D is a film depicting life-like 3D dinosaur characters set in photo-real landscapes that transports audiences to the prehistoric world as it existed 70 million years ago. The film is based on the 1999 documentary television ...
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, heroes, animal life, forces of nature, against the odds, wilderness, adventure, underdog, danger, survival, extinction, predator ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: touching, feel good, entertaining, scenic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, family reunited, buddies, danger, computer animation, animal life ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.5
 936K
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, lion, family, adventure, good versus evil, friendship, talking animals, betrayal, prince, jungle, pride and honor, king ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, colourful, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: witch, adventure, self discovery, friendship, supernatural ability, young heroes, cat, coming of age, friends, wizards and magicians, talking animals, talking cat ...
Place: europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, time travel, disorder, animal life, escapades, rescue, young heroes, prehistoric creature, danger, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric times, prehistoric
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, dog, second chance, adventure, orphan, friendship, heaven, disney, rescue, animal human communication, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, girls' night
Plot: wild horse, freedom, horse, friendship, animal life, family, adventure, rescue, reunion, disney, getting home, wildlife ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1800s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 945K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nemo, an adventurous young clownfish, is unexpectedly taken from his Great Barrier Reef home to a dentist's office aquarium. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home -- meeting ...
Style: feel good, sweet, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, friends, family, father son relationship, rescue, fish, missing child, odd couple, underwater, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new south wales, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rescue, poacher, adventure, friendship, adventurer, heroic mission, follow your dream, talking animals, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: australia, new york, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Charlie and Itchy return to Earth to find Gabriel's Horn, but along the way meet up with a young boy named David, who ran away from home.
Style: exciting, serious, feel good, touching, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: afterlife, dog, family, adventure, partners, young heroes, heroes, escapades, hopes, odd couple, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 9K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: sincere, feel good, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: deer, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, self discovery, wilderness, in the woods, animals, talking animals, friends, family relations, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: lion, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, heroes, goofy hero, danger, orphan, rescue, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 6.9
 365K
Madagascar (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Alex the lion is the king of the urban jungle, the main attraction at New York's Central Park Zoo. He and his best friends -- Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo -- have spent their whole lives in blissful captivity before ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, island, jungle, rescue, adventure, escape, friends, zebra, journey, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.3
 239K
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: humorous, feel good, touching, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, disney, memory loss, underwater, shark, fish, friendship, self doubt, amnesia, computer animation, family, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: friendship, adventure, family, partners, gang, danger, buddies, heroes, rescue, getting home, friends, map ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, light, funny, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, determination, jungle, friendship, elephant, rescue, friends, fantasy world, family, goofy hero, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.
Style: humorous, stylized, light, sweet, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, family, talking animals, friendship, getting home, pirate, computer animation, animal life, friends, partners, dimwit, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster ...
Style: humorous, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: global warming, dinosaur, iceberg, talking animals, friendship, creature, mammoth, animals, ice age, adventure, extinction, computer animation ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, touching, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, computer animation, partners, escapades, meteor, waterfall, meteorite ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%