Movies like Madagascar

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Madagascar (2005)
 6.9
 358K
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, cult film, clever, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, lion, talking animals, island, jungle, rescue, 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, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, 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 talking animals, family, adventure, computer animation, animals, friendship and redemption mostly in Animation, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Madagascar: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Ice Age (2002), The Wild (2006), Shrek (2001), Rio (2011). 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, cult film, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, lion, escape, computer animation, jungle, penguins, farce, survival, dance, jealousy, zebra ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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, stylized, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: talking animals, circus, getting home, computer animation, family, adventure, friendship, disorder, villain, on the road, verbal byplay, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, madagascar, africa, london, monte carlo ...
⇓ 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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, penguins, espionage, friendship, buddies, talking animals, escapades, computer animation, danger, rescue, working undercover, animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: madagascar, shanghai china, shanghai, venice, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 432K
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, road movie, not serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, date night, pre-teens
Plot: unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, friendship, talking animals, caveman, family, life risking, ice, creature, bonding, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 24K
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, rescue, fish out of water, survival, family, talking animals, disney, friendship, heroic mission ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 600K
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, adventure, dragon, swamp, opposites attract, talking animals, love and romance, friendship, save the princess, reluctant partners, magic, ogre ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 203K
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: talking animals, parrot, bird, happy ending, adventure, jungle, birds, family, fear of flying, friendship, talking bird, endangered species ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, bird, friendship, birds, animal life, plan gone awry, disorder, friends, danger, escapades, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Place: madagascar, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 8.0
 422K
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, happy ending, talking animals, animals, anthropomorphic animal, anthropomorphism, adventure, prejudice, friendship, investigation, utopia, missing person ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, 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, stylized, light, not serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, family, talking animals, pirate, partners, natural disaster, iceberg, friendship, computer animation, ocean or sea, dimwit, getting home ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 6.1
 85K
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, disorder, buddies, disney, danger, partners, bear, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 164K
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%
 7.1
 91K
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, getting home, friendship, social differences, butler, daring rescue, mischievous children, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Norm of the North (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Ireland
Duration: 88 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, adventure, escapades, fish out of water, environmentalism, life turned upside down, chase, seal the animal, ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, antarctica
⇓ 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, self discovery, family, young heroes, good versus evil, survival, rescue, orphan, danger ...
Time: 1890s, turn of the century, 20th century, 1900s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
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, funny, entertaining, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: island, friends, music band, cruise ship, chipmunk, family, young heroes, children, talking animals, siblings relations, animal life, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ 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, colourful, funny, humorous, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: bird, pig, bomb, talking animals, adventure, island, villain, creativity, battle, slingshot, life philosophy, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 38K
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, feel good, semi serious, not serious, toilet humor ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, talking animals, animals, cat, royalty, prince, pets, family, adventure, partners, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 139K
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, computer animation, adventure, fighting the system, friendship, redemption, anthropomorphic animal, individualism, lawsuit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 8.1
 929K
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: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, family outing, date night, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, talking animals, jungle, friendship, ice age, computer animation, squirrel, pregnancy, rescue, birth, bridge ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 231K
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: family outing, preschoolers, 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%
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, semi serious, feel good, touching, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: lion, jungle, family, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary kingdom, heroes, mischievous children, orphan, rescue, danger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, touching, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: global warming, friendship, dinosaur, extinction, iceberg, talking animals, computer animation, sacrifice, mammoth, sea monster, journey, creature ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 8.2
 912K
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, sweet, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, loneliness, follow your dream, family, friendship, journey, unlikely friendships, dog, friends, obsessive quest, wilderness, dreams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, south america, mount everest, venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 26K
The Nut Job (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of park community, as they gear up for winter - ...
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: squirrel, friendship, heist, talking animals, crime gone awry, family, friends, unlikely partners, computer animation, fish out of water, animals, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 50s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 94K
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: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, human becomes animal, grizzly bear, family, redemption, self discovery, transformation, brother brother relationship, hunting, anthropomorphic animal ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 78K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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: happy ending, bird, adventure, parrot, jungle, talking animals, family, homecoming, animal life, birds, disorder, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, escapades, bear, deer, dachshund, talking animals, forest, getting home, odd couple, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 186K
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: sweet, exciting, entertaining, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, family, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cat, pets, talking animals, unlikely partners, journey, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%