Movies like Madagascar

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Madagascar (2005)
 6.9
 353K
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 an admiring public and with regular meals provided for them. Not content to leave well enough alone, Marty lets his curiosity get the better of him and makes his escape -- with the help of some prodigious penguins -- to explore the world.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny, not serious, exciting, surprise ending, clever, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, island, lion, rescue, jungle, adventure, escape, journey, wilderness, animal life, giraffe, zebra, hippopotamus, danger, survival, friends, fish out of water, unlikely friendships, animals, verbal byplay, escapades, disorder, computer animation, penguins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Madagascar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, funny, sweet and clever films with plots about family, adventure, talking animals, computer animation, friendship, animals and friends mostly in Animation, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Madagascar: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Ice Age (2002), The Wild (2006), Rio (2011), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, lion, escape, computer animation, jungle, penguins, farce, survival, hunger, dance, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, penguins, espionage, friendship, buddies, talking animals, escapades, danger, rescue, working undercover, animals, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, venice, new york, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 426K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, humorous, not serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, talking animals, unlikely friendships, friendship, caveman, ice, family, creature, life risking, bonding, odd couple ...
Time: prehistoric times, stone age, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Animal pals Alex, Marty, Melman, and Gloria are still trying to make it back to New York's Central Park Zoo. They are forced to take a detour to Europe to find the penguins and chimps who broke the bank at a Monte Carlo casino. When French ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: circus, talking animals, getting home, computer animation, family, adventure, friendship, escapades, silly humor, fast talker, villain, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, africa, london, monte carlo, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.3
 23K
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, captivating, exciting, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, lion, zoo, jungle, fish out of water, survival, rescue, family, talking animals, disney, friendship, animal life ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 200K
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: exciting, humorous, touching, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: happy ending, adventure, parrot, talking animals, birds, jungle, bird, family, fear of flying, friendship, endangered species, talking bird ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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, light, stylized, not serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, talking animals, pirate, partners, iceberg, natural disaster, friendship, computer animation, ocean or sea, getting home, ship ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 162K
Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He's a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish, shark, adventure, underwater, anthropomorphic animal, animal life, heroes, computer animation, anthropomorphism, friendship, talking animals, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Times are changing for Manny the moody mammoth, Sid the motor mouthed sloth and Diego the crafty saber-toothed tiger. Life heats up for our heroes when they meet some new and none-too-friendly neighbors – the mighty dinosaurs.
Style: humorous, exciting, touching, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, date night
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, talking animals, jungle, friendship, ice age, computer animation, squirrel, pregnancy, rescue, bridge, insanity ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Penguins of Madagascar (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
Story: The Penguins of Madagascar is an American CGI animated television series airing on Nickelodeon. It stars nine characters from the DreamWorks Animation animated film Madagascar: The penguins Skipper, Kowalski, Private, and Rico; the lemurs King ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, penguins, friendship, birds, friends, nothing goes right, escapades, animal life, buddies, disorder, danger, plan gone awry ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 84K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, humorous, buddy comedy, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, hunting, rescue, buddies, danger, partners, bear, wilderness, fish out of water, grizzly bear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 37K
Garfield 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Garfield is back and this time Garfield and his canine sidekick Odie follows their owner, Jon Arbuckle, to England, the U.K. may never recover, as Garfield is mistaken for a look-alike, regal cat who has inherited a castle.
Style: humorous, semi serious, not serious, feel good, toilet humor ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: cat, pets, family, adventure, mistaken identity, dishonesty, disorder, inadvertently, resort, rescue, partners, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 90K
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, animal protagonist, pets, social differences, friendship, getting home, butler, mischievous children, daring rescue, animal life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: funny, humorous, not serious, touching, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: global warming, friendship, dinosaur, extinction, iceberg, talking animals, computer animation, sacrifice, laziness, sea monster, journey, creature ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 917K
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, family, shark, rescue, missing child, odd couple, fish, father son relationship, underwater, courage, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 21K
Open Season 2 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: After falling head over hooves in love with Giselle, Elliot's road to the altar takes a slight detour when Mr. Weenie is kidnapped by a group of pampered pets determined to return him to his owners.
Style: humorous, feel good, colourful, funny, not serious ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, dachshund, bear, talking animals, forest, teaching the ways of the world, getting home, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 136K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: bee, animal life, family, culture clash, computer animation, fighting the system, friendship, redemption, anthropomorphic animal, lawsuit, individualism, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 228K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: witty, humorous, light, road movie, funny ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, sheriff, identity crisis, gunfight, friendship, cowboy, duel, chase, heroic mission, save the day, disorder ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 593K
Shrek (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a gorgeous princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely compatriot -- a ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, witty, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: princess, dragon, adventure, opposites attract, love and romance, friendship, talking animals, save the princess, swamp, reluctant partners, magic, ogre ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: adventure, jungle, talking animals, friendship, determination, elephant, rescue, fantasy world, family, friends, goofy hero, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Norm of the North (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stereoscopic 3D animated family film "Norm" tells the story of the titular polar bear and his three Arctic lemming buddies, who are forced out into the world once their icy home begins melting and breaking apart. Landing in New York, ...
Style: humorous, captivating, funny, colourful, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, polar bear, friendship, adventure, escapades, disorder, environmentalism, fish out of water, life turned upside down, rescue, seal the animal, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, 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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: lion, jungle, family, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, friends, imaginary, young heroes, escapades, mischievous children, goofy hero ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 9K
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: tarzan, jungle, adventure, mischievous children, family, young heroes, good versus evil, survival, self discovery, danger, orphan, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, turn of the century, 20th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 77K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary ...
Style: exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, happy ending, parrot, jungle, family, birds, talking animals, bird, homecoming, animal life, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 7K
Zambezia (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: South Africa
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in a bustling bird city on the edge of the majestic Victoria Falls, "Zambezia" is the story of Kai - a naïve, but high-spirited young falcon who travels to the bird city of "Zambezia" where he discovers the truth about his ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, bird, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, danger, heroes, friends, wilderness, family, save the day, falcon, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Kuzco is a self-centered emperor who summons Pacha from a village and to tell him that his home will be destroyed to make room for Kuzco's new summer home. Kuzco's advisor, Yzma, tries to poison Kuzco and accidentally turns him into a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, witty, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: disney, llama, emperor, adventure, friendship, change of heart, family, good versus evil, escapades, partners, rescue, young heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 15th century
Place: latin america, south america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 184K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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: exciting, sweet, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, family, cat, hamster, pets, talking animals, unlikely partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, missouri, las vegas, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, talking animals, dog, friendship, adventure, disney, pets, pet, rabbit, family, chihuahua, cat ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 155K
Over the Hedge (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.
Style: exciting, humorous, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, animal life, squirrel, rescue, suburbs, talking animals, heroic mission, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, leader, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
 8.2
 899K
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, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, follow your dream, loneliness, family, friendship, dog, journey, friends, unlikely friendships, wilderness, obsessive quest, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, venezuela, mount everest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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