Movies like The Lion King 1 1/2

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The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
 6.5
 37K
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Original name: The Lion King 1½
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 about Timon and Pumbaa and tag along as they search for the perfect home and attempt to raise a rambunctious lion cub.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining, sweet, fairy tale, semi serious, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: rescue, lion, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, heroes, misfit, orphan, imaginary kingdom, danger, heroic mission, animal life, imaginary, escapades, coming of age, disorder, goofy hero, young heroes, best friend, friends, mischievous children, rivalry, animals ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to The Lion King 1 1/2

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and touching films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, friends, escapades, heroes and talking animals mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Lion King 1 1/2: Brother Bear (2003), The Lion Guard (2015), Rio (2011), Timon & Pumbaa (1995), Tarzan (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.5
 947K
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, family, lion, adventure, talking animals, good versus evil, betrayal, friendship, prince, king, jungle, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: lion, good versus evil, culture clash, imaginary kingdom, father daughter relationship, coming of age, rivalry, family, jungle, adventure, vengeance, show tunes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 98K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, adventure, disney, hunting, human becomes animal, grizzly bear, animals, brother brother relationship, family, bear, bear attack ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion Guard (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Simba's son, Kion, assembles a group of animals to protect the Pride Lands, known as the Lion Guard.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: lion, adventure, animal life, royal family, friendship, good versus evil, family, parents and children, young heroes, anthropomorphic animal, based on movie, anthropomorphism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: crow, mouse, anthropomorphic mouse, sword duel, adventure, danger, rivalry, young heroes, family, escapades, pets, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 207K
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, parrot, happy ending, adventure, bird, birds, jungle, animals, friendship, love and romance, family, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Timon & Pumbaa (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, often simply referred to as Timon & Pumbaa, is an animated comedy television series made by the Walt Disney Company. It centers on Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog from the Disney film franchise ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, colourful, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: jungle, adventure, disney, odd couple, friendship, animal life, friends, imaginary, farce, disorder, show tunes, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 205K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: touching, captivating, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, orphan, adventure, friendship, tarzan, adoption, ape man, animal life, feral man, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1880s, 1890s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 368K
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, witty, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, jungle, island, journey, escape, rescue, adventure, friends, zebra, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ 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: friendship, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, rescue, imaginary, wish come true, siblings relations, fish out of water, danger, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.6
 167K
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, feral child, jungle, adventure, orphan, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 444K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: touching, road movie, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, rescue, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, journey, creature, family, caveman, animal life, life risking, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 24K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 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, exciting, captivating, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, lion, zoo, jungle, rescue, fish out of water, survival, family, talking animals, disney, friendship, danger ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Tigger Movie (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As it happens, everybody - Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Roo, Rabbit, Owl - is busy preparing a suitable winter home for Eeyore. When everything they do seems to get undone by Tigger's exuberant bouncing, Rabbit suggest Tigger go outside and find other ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, rescue, adventure, heroic mission, escapades, young heroes, disorder, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, tiger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bartok the Magnificent (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Russia is being terrorized by an evil witch known as Baba Yaga; the only one who is not afraid of her is Bartok the Magnificent. Bartok, an albino bat, has just arrived in Moscow and is impressing everyone with his performances, including Prince ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, prince, bat, disorder, friends, danger, rivalry, mischievous children, heroes, curses spells and rituals, friendship ...
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: winnie the pooh, friends, adventure, disney, friendship, goofy hero, disorder, goodhearted, respect, gluttony, childhood, cartoon bear ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, imaginary kingdom, genie, rescue, good versus evil, aladdin, revenge, family, adventure, vengeance, show tunes, friendship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: It's Halloween in the 100 Acre Wood, and Roo's best new friend, Lumpy, is looking forward to his first time trick-or-treating. That is, until Tigger warns them about the scary Gobloon, who'll turn them into jack-o'-lanterns if he ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: halloween, friendship, mischievous children, adventure, escapades, best friends, young heroes, goofy hero, disorder, animal life, imaginary, winnie the pooh ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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A Troll in Central Park (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to be mean ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, he is exiled to a world of concrete, where he should live a life of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sweet, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: troll, imaginary kingdom, adventure, friendship, heroic mission, family, fish out of water, youth, good versus evil, heroes, escapades, mischievous children ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A full length animated film for all the family to enjoy. Pooh gets confused when Christopher Robin leaves him a note to say that he has gone back to school after the holidays. So Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Rabbit go in search of Christopher ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, whimsical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, school, rescue, adventure, family, friends, danger, partners, best friends, mischievous children, goofy hero, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: This animated adventure goes back in time to the Care Bears' first-ever Caring Mission, when True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse touch down on Earth to boost the spirits of some unhappy kids at summer camp. But the evil Dark Heart has other ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, dark, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: good versus evil, rescue, orphan, summer camp, family, kids and family, friendship, mischievous children, escapades, buddies, imaginary, parallel world ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Christmas Is Here Again (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag, he crushes the holiday spirit- and over time, the world's children forget all about Christmas. Now, a wide-eyed orphan and her band of friends will embark on the polar adventure of a lifetime, as ...
Style: stylized, humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, santa claus, christmas, adventure, optimism, animal life, heroic mission, fish out of water, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, escapades, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 42K
Happy Feet 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: penguins, animal life, adventure, danger, heroes, escapades, couples, friendship, save the day, goofy hero, computer animation, animal protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: antarctica, hawaii, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, pirate, fairy, friendship, kidnapping, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, heroes, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1940, 50s ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Jungle Book 2 (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger he's in by going back to the wild.
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: jungle, adventure, feral child, wolf, orphan, rescue, bear, friendship, family, tiger, danger, leaving home ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 ⇓
28%
 6.9
 214K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: psychotronic, touching, colourful, epic, tense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: animals, lion, kingdom, king, disney, prince, father son relationship, redemption, talking animals, wilderness, jungle, childhood trauma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, determination, friendship, jungle, elephant, rescue, friends, fantasy world, family, goofy hero, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Spring has sprung, and baby Roo is excited to get out and explore and make new friends. But Rabbit seems preoccupied with spring cleaning, instead of embracing his usual role of playing Easter Bunny. Leave it to Roo to show Rabbit -- through love -- ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: winnie the pooh, friendship, babies and infants, easter, partners, pets, rescue, adventure, young heroes, best friends, mischievous children, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Backyardigans (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Meet five lively animal friends who love to sing, dance and use their imaginations to embark on outrageous adventures to magical places.
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, adventure, young heroes, mischievous children, heroic mission, animal life, escapades, unlikely partners, rescue, parallel world, computer animation, imagination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%