Movies like Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
 6.6
 213K
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 encounter members of their own species for the first time. Africa proves to be a wild place, but Alex and company wonder if it is better than their Central Park home.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, sweet, entertaining, colourful, witty, cult film, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, lion, zebra, farce, jungle, friends, penguins, escape, survival, giraffe, hippopotamus, zoo, journey, hunger, chimpanzee, teamwork, dancing, jealousy, lemur, dance, animals, king, computer animation, shark ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, new york, manhattan new york city

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Most similar movies to Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, sweet and entertaining films with plots about friendship, computer animation, family, animals, talking animals, adventure and friends mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa: Madagascar (2005), Rio (2011), Open Season (2006), Ice Age (2002), Finding Nemo (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, witty, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, animals, jungle, lion, escape, island, adventure, animal life, rescue, zebra, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, africa, antarctica, new york, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, zebra, friendship, computer animation, lion, getting home, penguins, hippopotamus, giraffe, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madagascar, europe, atlantic ocean, africa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
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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: touching, exciting, humorous, colourful, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, happy ending, parrot, animals, adventure, jungle, birds, bird, friendship, animal life, computer animation, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, minnesota, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
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Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
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, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, adventure, animal life, disney, hunting, talking animals, rescue, friends, danger, partners, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
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Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, animal life, journey, family, odd couple, caveman, unlikely partners, animals ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, 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, sweet, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: talking animals, island, friends, youth, chipmunk, music band, computer animation, animal life, cruise ship, family, animals, young heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: africa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.1
 979K
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, sweet, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, talking animals, underwater, family, shark, journey, friends, father son relationship, animals, courage, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pacific ocean, new south wales, australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Merry Madagascar (2009)
Genre: Animation, 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, feel good, stylized, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, friendship, talking animals, family, escapades, holiday, disorder, imaginary, animal life, save the day, penguins, amnesia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madagascar, new york, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.7
 73K
Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, talking animals, friendship, jungle, island, surfboard, penguins, wave, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.0
 455K
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, anthropomorphism, animals, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, stereotypes, prejudice, rabbit, friendship, lion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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, touching, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, dinosaur, adventure, jungle, animal life, computer animation, rescue, birth, friendship, ice age, family, parenthood ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
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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, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: disney, talking animals, adventure, animal life, lion, jungle, rescue, fish out of water, survival, zoo, family, friendship ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Penguins of Madagascar (2008)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
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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, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, animal life, talking animals, friendship, birds, bird, disorder, friends, escapades, nothing goes right, buddies, danger ...
Place: madagascar, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia, UK
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, sweet, light, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, family, animal life, adventure, pirate, unlikely partners, animals, friendship, getting home, computer animation, partners, friends ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
Place: north america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
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Garfield (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, comic, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: cat, talking animals, pets, happy ending, disorder, animal life, rescue, selfishness, tv host, animal shelter, adaptation, dog ...
⇓ 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, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, adventure, penguins, animals, animal life, computer animation, espionage, rescue, spy, friendship, buddies, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: madagascar, new york, shanghai china, shanghai, venice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
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Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
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Style: feel good, touching, entertaining, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, computer animation, family, talking animals, animal life, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, danger ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
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, exciting, not serious, touching, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, global warming, animals, dinosaur, computer animation, iceberg, friendship, creature, ice age, adventure, extinction, mammoth ...
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
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Style: feel good, touching, humorous, not serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Barnyard (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
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
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Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK, South Africa
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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: psychotronic, touching, colourful, epic, tense ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: disney, underwater, adventure, memory loss, animals, fish, friendship, self doubt, computer animation, underwater scene, amnesia, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
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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: funny, not serious, humorous, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
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Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, family outing, preschoolers, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, jungle, friends, fantasy world, friendship, elephant, family, teacher, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 198K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, disney, adventure, animals, talking animals, human animal relationship, family, friendship, cartoon dog, pets, animal life, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, ohio, las vegas, missouri, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
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Happy Feet Two (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA, New Zealand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mumble the penguin has a problem: his son Erik, who is reluctant to dance, encounters The Mighty Sven, a penguin who can fly! Things get worse for Mumble when the world is shaken by powerful forces, causing him to brings together the penguin nations ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: penguins, couples, escapades, adventure, heroes, animal protagonist, friendship, save the day, goofy hero, danger, animal life, trapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: antarctica, hawaii, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
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, not serious, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: animals, talking animals, pets, prince, mistaken identity, cat, adventure, family, disorder, partners, friendship, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
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Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, talking animals, kids and family, children, goofy hero, bear, animals, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%