Movies like The Lion King

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The Lion King (1994)
 8.5
 819K
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, epic, fairy tale, sweet, clever, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, king, good versus evil, betrayal, family, righting the wronged, prince, redemption, pride and honor, lion, jungle, tragic event, orphan, death, disney, royal family, love, unlikely friendships, rivalry, exile, loss of parent, evil, shaman, scar ...
Time: 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, adventure, friendship, talking animals, animals, danger and destiny mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Lion King: Brother Bear (2003), Tarzan 2 (2005), Finding Nemo (2003), The Land Before Time (1988), The Prince of Egypt (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, father daughter relationship, lion, coming of age, culture clash, adventure, jungle, family, friendship, parents and children, good versus evil, baby ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 85K
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, fairy tale, inspirational, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, redemption, transformation, family, human becomes animal, self discovery, brother brother relationship, animals, survival, talking animals, bear ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: lion, jungle, adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, good versus evil, young heroes, pig, best friend, rescue, heroic mission ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.6
 8K
Tarzan 2 (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: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, young heroes, family, mischievous children, good versus evil, survival, rescue, danger, orphan, self discovery ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century, 19th century, 1890s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 855K
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, touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, missing child, rescue, odd couple, family, underwater, courage, fish, anthropomorphism, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, seaport, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: touching, feel good, colourful, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, friendship, adventure, survival, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, wilderness, buddies, rescue, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Prince of Egypt (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the ...
Style: stylized, exciting, epic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: slavery, adventure, family, leadership, heroes, hopes, folk hero, heroic mission, family relations, king, freedom, ancient egypt ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.6
 149K
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: jungle, orphan, human animal relationship, adventure, feral child, friendship, mischievous children, young heroes, animal life, disney, rivalry, good versus evil ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 81K
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, preschoolers, kids
Plot: pets, getting home, cat, friendship, social differences, animal life, mischievous children, daring rescue, adventure, danger, hopes, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set in the African savannah, the film follows Kion as he assembles the members of the 'Lion Guard'. Throughout the film, the diverse team of young animals will learn how to utilize each of their unique abilities to solve problems and ...
Style: colourful, feel good, sentimental, light, funny ...
Audience: kids
Plot: anthropomorphic animal, danger, friends, adventure, friendship, animal life, animals, talking animals, family, imaginary kingdom, family relations, lion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: serious, feel good, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: orphan, great dane, pets, kidnapping, family, adventure, urban, kitten, friendship, daring rescue, crimes, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 179K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
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: captivating, humorous, touching, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: jungle, adoption, love and romance, adventure, family, friendship, nest, gorilla, baby, orphan, culture clash, acceptance ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
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: colourful, touching, disturbing, tense
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, prince, father son relationship, wilderness, dangerous animal, talking animals, animals, animal life, survival, rescue, fantasy world, danger ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 218K
Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
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: captivating, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, dragon, friendship, cross dressing, human spirit, princess, hidden identity, emperor, impersonating, training, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 36K
Balto (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.
Style: sentimental, exciting, suspenseful, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, rivalry, danger, against the odds, dog, family, wolf, dog sled, goose, lone wolves, courage ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, escapades, adventure, imaginary, disorder, friends, underdog, parents and children, good versus evil ...
⇓ 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: emotional, touching, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, best friends, adventure, dog, reconciliation, unlikely couple, animal life, friends, rescue, hunting, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fox, dog, friendship, animal life, adventure, love and romance, family, friends, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An ancient myth of a massive creature sparks the curiosity of Tinker Bell and her good friend Fawn, an animal fairy who’s not afraid to break the rules to help an animal in need. But this creature is not welcome in Pixie Hollow — and the scout ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fairy, friendship, imaginary kingdom, adventure, young heroes, in the woods, dangerous animal, rescue, fantasy world, tomboy, good versus evil, love ...
Place: california
⇓ 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, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: jungle, orphan, adventure, bear, tiger, rescue, friendship, feral child, family, danger, revenge, leaving home ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
 510K
Frozen (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
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: touching, feel good, exciting, humorous, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, adventure, magical, family, queen, royal family, supernatural ability, snow, prince, good versus evil, save the day, imaginary kingdom ...
Place: europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Magic Sword: Quest for Camelot (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: During the times of King Arthur, Kayley is a brave girl who dreams of following her late father as a Knight of the Round Table. The evil Ruber wants to invade Camelot and take the throne of King Arthur, and Kayley has to stop him.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, king arthur, camelot, adventure, knight, sword, good versus evil, rescue, folk hero, heroic mission, young heroes, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, rabbit, bear, tiger, donkey, owl, rescue, family, adventure, best friends, young heroes, piglet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, feel good, inspirational, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: old west, freedom, animal life, friendship, rivalry, wild horse, rescue, wildlife, adventure, captivity, family, reunion ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, biting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: tyrannosaurus rex, dinosaur, triceratops, adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, wilderness, animal life, escapades, youth, friends ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 8.3
 831K
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, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, follow your dream, family, dreams, friends, dog, obsessive quest, loneliness, aging, waterfall, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, dragon, adventure, family, vikings, imaginary kingdom, training, imaginary, journey, warrior, animal training, teamwork ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
An American Tail (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, american dream, immigration, cat, cossack, friendship, adventure, orphan, good versus evil, family, immigrants, adventurer ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, russia, usa, hong kong, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.0
 314K
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, humorous, fairy tale, sweet, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: genie, princess, unlikely couple, desert, family, adventure, magic, friendship, love, rags to riches, good versus evil, disney ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.8
 364K
Big Hero 6 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.
Style: exciting, humorous, touching, futuristic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, superhero, adventure, good versus evil, young heroes, robot, boy genius, family, imaginary, moral dilemma, disney, revenge ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: san francisco, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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