Movies like The Lion King

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The Lion King (1994)
 8.5
 978K
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, cult film, 2d animation, modern day adaptation, fairy tale, epic ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, talking animals, adventure, good versus evil, jungle, friendship, betrayal, prince, pride and honor, king, tragic event, redemption, exile, rivalry, righting the wronged, love, unlikely friendships, imaginary kingdom, orphan, loss of parent, death, family relations, journey ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to The Lion King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out feel good, touching, humorous and semi serious films with plots about family, talking animals, friendship, adventure, friends, redemption and animals mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Lion King: Balto (1995), Brother Bear (2003), The Land Before Time (1988), The Jungle Book (1967), Bambi II (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 225K
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, talking animals, lion, disney, kingdom, jungle, king, prince, father son relationship, redemption, wilderness, childhood trauma ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
The Lion King II: 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, imaginary kingdom, good versus evil, culture clash, father daughter relationship, coming of age, rivalry, family, jungle, adventure, vengeance, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (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, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, orphan, misfit, coming of age, goofy hero ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 7.1
 41K
Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: feel good, sentimental, suspenseful, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wolf, rivalry, dog sled, adventure, danger, daring rescue, goose, against the odds, courage, save the day, family ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, year 1995, 90s ...
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.8
 102K
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, inspirational, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, disney, adventure, animals, family, human becomes animal, hunting, animal life, grizzly bear, unlikely friendships, brother brother relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, ...
Style: feel good, touching, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, disney, friendship, tyrannosaurus rex, survival, family, babies and infants, natural disaster, rescue, wilderness, talking animals ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ 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: horse, wild horse, family, friendship, freedom, reunion, getting home, adventure, rescue, animal life, cowboy, wildlife ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
67%
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 6.1
 10K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 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: touching, sincere, feel good, emotional, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: deer, talking animals, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, self discovery, wilderness, in the woods, animals, friends, family relations, forest ...
⇓ 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%
 8.0
 385K
Aladdin (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being ...
Style: feel good, sweet, fairy tale, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, genie, desert, disney, adventure, friendship, unlikely couple, disney princess, love, sultan, unlikely friendships, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, iraq, sahara, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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 Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, Granny Rose, and twin brothers Waylon and Floyd. It is ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fox, adventure, dog, friendship, love and romance, animal life, fish out of water, misfit, family, heroes, pets, rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 589K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She's accompanied by ice delivery ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: princess, disney, family, adventure, sisters, love and romance, snow, royal family, supernatural ability, magical, family relations, imaginary ...
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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%
 7.3
 211K
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, adoption, adventure, friendship, monkey, animals, ape man, tarzan, animal life ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, friends, parents and children, friendship, imaginary kingdom, rivalry, escapades, underdog, heroes, adventure, imaginary, partners ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 979K
Finding Nemo (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
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, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, underwater, family, shark, journey, friends, father son relationship, animals, courage, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Lion Guard (2015)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: animal life, lion, adventure, royal family, family, friendship, good versus evil, parents and children, young heroes, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, family relations ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.2
 970K
Up (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives ...
Style: feel good, exciting, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, loneliness, family, journey, friendship, dog, talking animals, friends, obsessive quest, animal life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.6
 267K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female warrior, female protagonist, princess, adventure, cross dressing, dragon, friendship, woman dressed as man, human spirit, disney, good versus evil, hidden identity ...
Time: ancient history, 5th century
Place: ancient china, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Quasi defies the evil Frollo and ventures out to the Festival of Fools, the cruel crowd jeers him. Rescued by fellow outcast the gypsy Esmeralda, Quasi soon finds himself battling to save the people and the city he loves.
Style: touching, humorous, colourful, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, judge, church, french, notre dame cathedral, friendship, fall in love, clergy, festival, family, physical appearance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 15th century, 18th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 379K
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, jungle, lion, escape, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 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%
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, exciting, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, imaginary kingdom, warrior, best friends, legends and myths, youth, viking, journey, rescue, family, friendship, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.6
 10K
Tarzan II (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Experience the beginning of the legend with Disney's Tarzan Ⅱ, a hilarious, all-new, animated motion picture loaded with laughs, irresistible new songs by Phil Collins, and the inspired voice talent of Glenn Close, George Carlin, and Emmy ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, self discovery, young heroes, family, good versus evil, survival, mischievous children, orphan, rescue, danger ...
Time: 1890s, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, tiger, adventure, wolf, feral child, orphan, rescue, bear, friendship, family, leaving home, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, 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, 2d animation
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, dinosaur, heroes, friendship, heroic mission, parallel world, unlikely partners, mischievous children, anti hero, anti heroes, rescue, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, mischievous children, animal life, disorder, kids in trouble, friends, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 253K
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%