Movies like Over the Hedge

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Over the Hedge (2006)
 6.7
 165K
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, not serious, cult film, sweet, clever, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, talking animals, squirrel, heroic mission, rescue, animal life, suburbs, fight back, fish out of water, cons and scams, leader, turtle, family, friendship, animal that acts human, environmentalism, resourceful, ultimatum, forest, garden, entrapment, danger, human, disorder, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: indiana, usa

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Most similar movies to Over the Hedge

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, sweet and clever films with plots about family, computer animation, talking animals, animals, friendship, adventure and friends mostly in Animation, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Over the Hedge: Open Season (2006), Ice Age (2002), Ratatouille (2007), The Nut Job (2014), Norm of the North (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
 90K
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 ⇓
83%
 7.5
 456K
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 ⇓
75%
 8.0
 666K
Ratatouille (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, sweet, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, follow your dream, chef, food, cooking, cooking and food, rat, talking animals, unlikely friendships, mouse, odd couple, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 28K
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
Plot: talking animals, squirrel, friendship, family, animals, heist, computer animation, crime gone awry, friends, unlikely partners, fish out of water, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Norm of the North (2015)
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, funny, colourful, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: polar bear, animal life, friendship, escapades, adventure, disorder, environmentalism, life turned upside down, fish out of water, rescue, ship, seal the animal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 96K
Home (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Earth is taken over by the overly-confident Boov, an alien race in search of a new place to call home, all humans are promptly relocated, while all Boov get busy reorganizing the planet. But when one resourceful girl, Tip, manages to avoid ...
Style: light, exciting, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, benign alien, alien, imaginary, save the world, family, odd couple, escapades, disney, danger, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, australia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.6
 150K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: cat, talking animals, adventure, imaginary kingdom, talking cat, computer animation, friendship, magic, sword fight, escapades, save the day, good versus evil ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 82K
Garfield (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't ...
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%
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 7.2
 247K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Canada
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, surreal ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, identity crisis, sheriff, friendship, chase, heroic mission, duel, gunfight, save the day, peril, disorder ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ 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 ⇓
50%
 5.2
 25K
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%
 5.6
 29K
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
Plot: coyote, farm, countryside, family, animals, pig, chicken, best friends, leadership, friendship, anti hero, odd couple ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
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, colourful, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: scientist, adventure, inventor, friendship, food, computer animation, animals, technology gone awry, danger, chaos and mayhem, island, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the evil mayor of Oakton decides to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place, Surly Squirrel and his ragtag group of animal friends need to band together to save their home, defeat the mayor, and take back the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: squirrel, animal life, adventure, cartoon dog, friendship, buddies, misfit, disorder, fish out of water, friends, family, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
50%
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%
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: funny, entertaining, light, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, dog, talking animals, disney, anthropomorphism, cat, chihuahua, chase, rabbit, friendship, children, kids and family ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, north america, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 173K
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, not serious, funny, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: fish, shark, adventure, animal life, computer animation, heroes, gangsters, underwater, underwater scene, loss of son, ransom, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.8
 23K
Free Birds (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this irreverent, hilarious, adventurous buddy comedy for audiences of all ages, directed by Jimmy Hayward (Horton Hears a Who!), two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, time travel, thanksgiving, adventure, changing the past or future, bird, birds, animals, friends, disorder, imaginary, reluctant partners ...
Time: 21st century, 15th century, 2010s, 17th century, future
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 253K
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 ⇓
67%
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%
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 ⇓
50%
 4.3
 1K
Sea Level (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Malaysia, China, USA, South Korea, Qatar
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Pup, a bamboo shark, discovers egg sacs while playing around the ocean with his friends. When he sees human poachers stealing the eggs from his reef, Pup makes it his mission to save his family. As he leaves the sea and enters the beautiful, yet ...
Style: humorous, exciting, not serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: underwater scene, underwater, adventure, daring rescue, best friends, obsessive quest, fish out of water, sea creature, danger, disorder, escapades, ocean ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, adventure, family, disorder, rescue, danger, escapades, heroic mission, friends, bird, skyscraper ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 104K
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 ⇓
30%
 6.1
 150K
Bee Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
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: animal life, bee, computer animation, beehive, unlikely friendships, family, culture clash, fighting the system, adventure, flower shop, friendship, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2007
Place: new york, usa, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
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 ⇓
28%
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, obsessive quest, heroic mission, animal life, partners, friendship, animal, friends, disorder, ecological disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.8
 102K
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, inspirational, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, disney, adventure, animals, family, human becomes animal, hunting, animal life, grizzly bear, unlikely friendships, brother brother relationship ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 379K
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 ⇓
14%