Movies like Madagascar

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Madagascar (2005)
 6.9
 394K
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, witty, not serious, sweet, exciting, colourful, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, lion, escape, jungle, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, unlikely friendships, friends, journey, hippopotamus, penguins, wilderness, buddies, survival, giraffe, fish out of water, verbal byplay, escapades, disorder, disney ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, 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, entertaining, sweet and clever films with plots about talking animals, animals, computer animation, kids and family, family, adventure and friendship mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Madagascar: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Ice Age (2002), The Croods (2013), Zootopia (2016), The Wild (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, not serious, feel good, sentimental, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: talking animals, circus, animals, lion, zebra, getting home, penguins, friendship, hippopotamus, giraffe, unlikely friendships, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, lion, friendship, farce, hippopotamus, zebra, penguins, jungle, friends, escape, survival, giraffe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, sweet, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, penguins, adventure, animals, animal life, espionage, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, silly humor, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai, venice, antarctica ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 473K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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: road movie, touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, unlikely friendships, friendship, family, adventure, rescue, animal life, odd couple, journey, life risking, heroic mission, animals ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Merry Madagascar (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: The Zoosters are back in an all-new holiday adventure. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, talking animals, hippopotamus, penguins, family, escapades, holiday, disorder, animal life, save the day, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Penguins of Madagascar (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, penguins, talking animals, bird, friendship, disorder, plan gone awry, friends, nothing goes right, buddies, escapades ...
Place: madagascar, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 210K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world's first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, family relations, family life, youth, survival, caveman, disney, family, teen romance, hunting, parents and children, journey ...
Time: prehistory, stone age, prehistoric times, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 8.0
 481K
Zootopia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps, the first bunny on Zootopia's police force, jumps at the chance to crack her first case - even if it means partnering with scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to solve the mystery.
Style: witty, feel good, funny, allegory, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: disney, talking animals, animals, anthropomorphism, happy ending, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, stereotypes, rabbit, friendship, investigation, discrimination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 26K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 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, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, disney, lion, zoo, adventure, animal life, jungle, rescue, survival, fish out of water, family, friendship ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Playing around while aboard a cruise ship, the Chipmunks and Chipettes accidentally go overboard and end up marooned in a tropical paradise. They discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.
Style: not serious, humorous, sweet, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, island, friends, animals, youth, chipmunk, music band, animal life, cruise ship, cruise, young heroes, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2011, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 223K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
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, humorous, exciting, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, parrot, animals, bird, adventure, happy ending, jungle, kids and family, friendship, family, animal life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.0
 180K
Shark Tale (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Thriller
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, not serious, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish, shark, adventure, animal life, heroes, gangsters, loss of son, ransom, family, disorder, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Finland, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green ...
Style: entertaining, funny, colourful, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, bird, pig, adventure, island, bomb, villain, creativity, battles, anger management, culture clash, beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Lion King 3: Hakuna Matata (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Australia
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, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: lion, imaginary kingdom, rescue, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, disorder, heroic mission, coming of age, goofy hero ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 57K
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphaned boy raised by underground creatures called Boxtrolls comes up from the sewers and out of his box to save his family and the town from the evil exterminator, Archibald Snatcher.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, colourful, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, fantasy world, good versus evil, friendship, young heroes, prejudice, steampunk, family, disorder, fish out of water, escapades, children ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, intense, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: firefighter, rescue, airplane, disney, adventure, friends, escapades, friendship, aviation, love, national park, anthropomorphism ...
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.5
 1.0M
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, family, lion, talking animals, friendship, adventure, jungle, betrayal, good versus evil, pride and honor, king, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 455K
Kung Fu Panda (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Valley of Peace is threatened, lazy Po the panda discovers his destiny as the "chosen one" and trains to become a kung fu hero, but transforming the unsleek slacker into a brave warrior won't be easy. It's up to Master ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, intense, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: chosen one, talking animals, mentor, kung fu, adventure, warrior, goofy hero, martial arts, animals, transformation, good versus evil, master ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008
Place: china, asia, ancient china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 110K
The Lorax (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.
Style: feel good, entertaining, fairy tale, colourful, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: disney, tree, childhood, friendship, deforestation, environmentalism, obsessive quest, greed, family, young heroes, adventure, chase ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, 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, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, dog, talking animals, disney, kids and family, anthropomorphism, cat, terrier, chase, chihuahua, friendship, children ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Back to the Outback (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tired of being locked in a reptile house where humans gawk at them like they are monsters, a ragtag group of Australia’s deadliest creatures plot an escape from their zoo to the Outback, a place where they’ll fit in without being judged.
Style: fairy tale, funny, feel good, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: travel, friend, animals, friendship, escape, spider, snake, koala, zookeeper, zoo, house, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 31K
Barnyard (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, light, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: coyote, family, farm, animals, talking animals, countryside, pig, chicken, friendship, best friends, leadership, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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: feel good, exciting, atmospheric, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dragon, friendship, adventure, unlikely friendships, family, legends and myths, young kid, friends, imaginary kingdom, creature, warrior, happy ending ...
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Animals United (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animals, heroes, save the day, heroic mission, animal life, partners, friendship, escapades, adventure, buddies, friends, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Escape from Planet Earth (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, psychotronic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: astronaut, spacecraft, disney, rescue, mysterious planet, space and aliens, evil alien, escape, alien, family, adventure, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 24K
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: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, dachshund, animal life, talking animals, friendship, escapades, bear, deer, forest, disorder, teaching the ways of the world, getting home ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Madagascar: A Little Wild (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The early years of the Madagascar heroes Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, as they grow up in a rescue habitat at the Central Park Zoo.
Style: entertaining, witty, colourful, not serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: hippopotamus, penguins, childhood, anthropomorphism, friendship, talking animals, animal life, zoo, zebra, giraffe, animals, lion ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 267K
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, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, adventure, memory loss, family, kids and family, animals, amnesia, fish, friendship, talking animals, shark, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, talking animals, adventure, family, rescue, disorder, heroic mission, escapades, friends, bird, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 8.1
 882K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, sweet, humorous, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, friends, rivalry, talking animals, parallel world, misfit, villain, invisibility, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%