Movies like Madagascar

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Madagascar (2005)
 6.9
 326K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, exciting, not serious, surprise ending, clever, witty, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, jungle, danger, adventure, wilderness, journey, animal life, lion, giraffe, zebra, hippopotamus, survival, fish out of water, escape, verbal byplay, escapades, disorder, friends, lifestyle change, animals, talking animals, unlikely friendships, zoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, 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, clever and feel good films with plots about adventure, family, friendship, friends, disorder, escapades and danger mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Madagascar: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Ice Age (2002), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Rio (2011), The AristoCats (1970). 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, not serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, escape, jungle, survival, shark, hunger, jealousy, lion, dance, hippopotamus, volcano, zoo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, manhattan new york city
⇓ 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, feel good, stylized, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: circus, getting home, family, adventure, friendship, escapades, animal life, buddies, disorder, villain, verbal byplay, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, africa, atlantic ocean, monte carlo, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 395K
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, rescue, friendship, ice, family, life risking, bonding, odd couple, journey, squirrel, creature, iceberg ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric, stone age
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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: feel good, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, birds, plan gone awry, nothing goes right, danger, disorder, buddies, animal life, escapades, friends, leader ...
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, light, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, espionage, friendship, working undercover, buddies, escapades, danger, rescue, talking animals, penguins, animals, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, venice, new york, antarctica ...
⇓ 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, funny, entertaining, light, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, pirate, adventure, partners, iceberg, natural disaster, friendship, getting home, ice age, ship, pirate ship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 190K
Rio (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, birds, parrot, jungle, fear of flying, family, love and romance, talking bird, poacher, endangered species, goofy hero, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, minnesota, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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: feel good, humorous, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: pets, disney, animal protagonist, getting home, social differences, friendship, cat, butler, danger, daring rescue, mischievous children, animal life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 77K
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: humorous, not serious, buddy comedy, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, animal life, adventure, buddies, partners, danger, bear, deer, wilderness, fish out of water, hunting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, ice age, jungle, adventure, friendship, talking animals, squirrel, pregnancy, rescue, bridge, insanity, birth ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, sentimental, touching, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, shark, missing child, family, rescue, odd couple, fish, father son relationship, underwater, courage, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seaport, pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 101K
Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: boat, getting home, frog, friendship, heroic mission, mouse, rivalry, lifestyle change, disorder, fish out of water, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, europe, london, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 126K
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, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: bee, animal life, family, culture clash, fighting the system, friendship, redemption, individualism, lawsuit, unlikely friendships, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 153K
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
Plot: shark, fish, underwater, adventure, animal life, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, friendship, talking animals, animals, reggae, anchor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 20K
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, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: animal life, adventure, friendship, escapades, bear, dachshund, forest, talking animals, odd couple, teaching the ways of the world, getting home, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 22K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 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, light, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, zoo, rescue, fish out of water, survival, lion, adventure, family, friendship, heroes, partners, animal life ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 175K
The Croods (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, 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, exciting, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, survival, youth, family life, journey, parents and children, family relations, family, life turned upside down, father daughter relationship, escapades, cavemen ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric, ancient world, stone age, prehistoric times ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.9
 172K
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, humorous, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, friendship, human animal relationship, adventure, unlikely partners, family, cat, fish out of water, dog, pets, hamster, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: missouri, ohio, new york, illinois, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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, humorous, colourful, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: jungle, adventure, friendship, rescue, elephant, determination, fantasy world, family, save the day, goofy hero, friends, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 34K
Garfield 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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: semi serious, not serious, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: cat, pets, family, adventure, mistaken identity, rescue, resort, palaces castles and temples, friends, danger, friendship, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, jungle, family, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, misfit, rivalry, goofy hero, escapades, young heroes, mischievous children ...
Place: africa
⇓ 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: humorous, not serious, touching, exciting, sequel to cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: global warming, adventure, iceberg, friendship, sacrifice, extinction, ice age, dinosaur, journey, family, survival, teamwork ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 71K
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: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, adventure, birds, family, travel, escapades, animal life, rivalry, homecoming, parrot, talking animals, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 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, journey, obsessive quest, loneliness, aging, mischievous children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, latin america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, tarzan, mischievous children, young heroes, family, adventure, good versus evil, survival, orphan, rescue, danger, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century, 19th century, 1890s, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero ...
Style: humorous, feel good, melancholic, clever, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: family, adventure, mischievous children, friendship, buddies, escapades, elementary school, danger, save the day, urban, children, greed ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 6K
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, sincere, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, adventure, danger, heroes, teaching the ways of the world, save the day, bird, family, friends, wilderness, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, colourful, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, friendship, food, island, adventure, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, danger, inventor, save the day, family, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, colourful, funny, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: animal life, polar bear, friendship, disorder, escapades, adventure, environmentalism, life turned upside down, fish out of water, chase, ship, rescue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Clifford overhears Mr. Bleakman say that feeding him must cost a lot of money. A carnival act called "Larry's Amazing Animals" has just been in town, and the animals in the show told Clifford about an animal contest with a prize of a ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: adventure, escapades, misfit, odd couple, rescue, contests and competitions, family, parents and children, mischievous children, friends, family relations, fish out of water ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%