Movies like The Pebble and the Penguin

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The Pebble and the Penguin (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A bashful bachelor penguin named Hubie, who's partial to a pretty female named Marina. Ancient penguin ritual dictates that males present a pebble to their intended, then mate for life. Hubie finds a spiffy stone, but before he can bestow it on Marina, dastardly rival Drake tosses him into the churning sea, and Hubie gets swept away.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, puppets, lovers on the run, ship, romance, moon, siblings relations, family, ocean or sea, heroes, adventure, love and romance, friends, fugitives, chase, on the run, love triangle, celebrity culture, frame up, kidnapping, teenage life, animal life, righting the wronged, fighting the system, danger ...
Place: antarctica

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Most similar movies to The Pebble and the Penguin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, feel good, humorous and touching films with plots about family, friends, adventure, friendship, escapades, danger and heroes mostly in Family, Animation and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Pebble and the Penguin: Happy Feet 2 (2011), Millionaire Dogs (1999), Kronk's New Groove (2005), Happy Feet (2006), Piglet's Big Movie (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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101 Dalmatians 2: Patch's London Adventure (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Being one of 101 takes its toll on Patch, who doesn't feel unique. When he's accidentally left behind on moving day, he meets his idol, Thunderbolt, who enlists him on a publicity campaign.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, surprise ending
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pets, dog, dalmatian, rescue, kidnapping, getting home, family, friendship, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, fish out of water ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Fox and the Hound 2 (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Best friends Tod, a fox kit, and Copper, a hound puppy, visit a country fair when they see a band of dogs called "The Singin' Strays". The band has five members: Dixie, Cash, Granny Rose, and twin brothers Waylon and Floyd. It is ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: fox, dog, friendship, animal life, adventure, love and romance, family, friends, best friends, music band, artists and showbiz, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 5.9
 37K
Happy Feet 2 (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, save the day, adventure, wilderness, parents and children, animal life, friendship, artists and showbiz, friends, music, escapades, dancer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Millionaire Dogs (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chuffie & JD, both street dogs, meet a talking parrot named Emmo who has lost his owner. The dogs try and eat Emmo, but in order to save his life, the parrot promises them a new home with his owner, the wealthy Miss Lilly. The two dogs feel ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mischievous children, adventure, odd couple, rescue, save the day, family, friendship, heroic mission, fish out of water, danger, heroes, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Kronk's New Groove (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Kronk, now chef and Head Delivery Boy of Mudka's Meat Hut, is fretting over the upcoming visit of his father. Kronk's father always disapproved of young Kronk's culinary interests and wished that Kronk instead would settle down with a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, family, kids and family, restaurant, rescue, parents and children, friends, contests and competitions, leadership, chaos and mayhem, cooking and food, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 151K
Happy Feet (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!
Style: exciting, feel good, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, fish, snow, adventure, journey, looking for love, music, fall in love, social misfits, against the rules, danger, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Piglet's Big Movie (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the gang from the Hundred Acre Wood begin a honey harvest, young Piglet is excluded and told that he is too small to help. Feeling inferior, Piglet disappears and his pals Eeyore, Rabbit, Tigger, Roo and Winnie the Pooh must use Piglet's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, family, adventure, buddies, rescue, danger, heroes, love and romance, partners, friends, gang, getting home ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A full length animated film for all the family to enjoy. Pooh gets confused when Christopher Robin leaves him a note to say that he has gone back to school after the holidays. So Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore and Rabbit go in search of Christopher ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: school, friendship, adventure, rescue, babies and infants, island, family, best friends, mischievous children, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina (1994)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, Canada, UK, Denmark, Spain, Poland, Hungary
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: kidnapping, family, fairy, supernatural ability, adventure, rescue, friendship, danger, heroes, hopes, love and romance, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, touching, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: lion, jungle, adventure, family, friendship, mischievous children, good versus evil, young heroes, best friend, pig, rescue, heroic mission ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: island, mischievous children, family, odd couple, rescue, adventure, friendship, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, misfit, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Romeo & Juliet: Sealed with a Kiss (2006)
Genre: Animation, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Romeo & Juliet: Sealed With a Kiss is a fully animated feature fantasy about two star crossed seals from warring families that fall in love against their parents' wishes. When Juliet's father gives her hand in marriage to the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, young heroes, family, ancient mystery, rescue, adventure, fall in love, romance, forbidden love, friendship, true love, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This fourth sequel in the series finds "leaf gobblers" eating all the vegetation in Great Valley, driving Littlefoot, the young brontosaurus, and the other dinosaur inhabitants out. Arguments break out among the adults during migration, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, family, friendship, animal life, adventure, family life, danger, escapades, friends, save the day, survival ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: mouse, sword duel, young heroes, adventure, daring rescue, rescue, heroic mission, good versus evil, family, danger, escapades, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig knows how important friendship is - he learned that from a spider named Charlotte. So when Wilbur meets Cardigan, a lonely lamb, Wilbur immediately makes him his friend.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: countryside, rescue, adventure, survival, friendship, danger, family, escapades, friends, best friends, pets, computers and web ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sea turtle who was hatched in 1959 spends the next 50 years traveling the world while it is being changed by global warming. Born on a Baja, California beach in 1959, new hatchling Sammy must do what his fellow newborn sea turtles are doing: race ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, global warming, sea turtle, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, sea creature, underwater, family, animal life, danger, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: antarctica, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Hunchback of Notre Dame II (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Now that Frollo is gone, Quasimodo rings the bell with the help of his new friend and Esmeralda's and Phoebus' little son, Zephyr. But when Quasi stops by a traveling circus owned by evil magician Sarousch, he falls for Madellaine, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: robbery, adventure, young heroes, rescue, clock tower, bell ringing, church, friendship, family, true love, unfulfilled love, good versus evil ...
Time: 15th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Young Rudolph suffers a childhood accident that sees his nose turn from the publicly accepted norm of black to a glowing red colour. His parents worry about him getting teased, and indeed he does in the end. When he is beaten in the reindeer games ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: young heroes, friendship, imaginary kingdom, escapades, family, adventure, imaginary, disorder, friends, underdog, parents and children, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: In search of some adventure in their safe and peaceful valley, the five dinosaur friends make a hideaway. From there, they spot two thieves in action, stealing an egg from one of their broods. They chase them down and manage to recover the egg ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, biting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, triceratops, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, family, friendship, wilderness, mischievous children, animal life, escapades, youth, friends ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: As the Great Day of the Flyers nears, the Great Valley's flying youngsters are eager to participate in the annual exhibition to show off their skills. Everyone, that is, except free-spirited pterodactyl Petrie, whose individualism causes ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, wilderness, mischievous children, adventure, animal life, family, escapades, youth, family relations, friends, buddies, self discovery ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.3
 201K
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: touching, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: memory loss, fish, underwater, adventure, friendship, family, ocean, amnesia, octopus, reunion, self doubt, teamwork ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: In Disney's take on the Alexander Dumas tale, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy want nothing more than to perform brave deeds on behalf of their queen (Minnie Mouse), but they're stymied by the head Musketeer, Pete. Pete secretly wants ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, musketeer, friendship, buddies, adventure, daring rescue, pluto, mickey mouse, heroic mission, righting the wronged, family, escapades ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Littlefoot and his friends are constantly being bullied and browbeaten by three teenage dinosaurs: Hyp, a Hypsilophodon; Nod, a Nodosaurus; and Mutt, a Muttaburrasaurus. However, when a shower of meteorites (flying rocks) impacts near the Great ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, lyrical, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, wilderness, rescue, friendship, save the day, survival, forces of nature, animal life, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Land Before Time IV: Journey Through the Mists (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Littlefoot and the gang meet a shy newcomer, Ali, but the pleasantries stop there. There's a dire environmental theme to this third sequel in the series, in which the world's weather changes beyond the Great Valley, and what had been dry ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: dinosaur, obsessive quest, wilderness, save the day, animal life, family, adventure, family life, escapades, family relations, friends, rescue ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 2K
Jack Frost (1979)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In this delightful animated tale, Pardon-me Pete (Buddy Hackett), the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, tells the story of Jack Frost, who falls in love with a beautiful young woman and begs Father Winter to make him human so that she can see ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: pardon, christmas, knight, danger, village, oldies, escapades, palaces castles and temples, holiday, heroes, family, buddies ...
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Snoopy Come Home (1972)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Snoopy receives a letter from his original owner Lila, he goes to visit her in the hospital while Charlie Brown and the gang are on the lookout for him. Suddenly, Snoopy feels that he must go live with Lila, but must say goodbye to all his ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: hospital, friendship, peanuts, adventure, family, buddies, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, heroes, partners, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Return of Jafar (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: The evil Jafar escapes from the magic lamp as an all-powerful genie, ready to plot his revenge against Aladdin. From battling elusive villains atop winged horses, to dodging flames inside an exploding lava pit, it's up to Aladdin - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: revenge, rescue, good versus evil, adventure, genie, family, young heroes, animal, magical object, friendship, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 18th century
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The circle of life continues for Simba, now fully grown and in his rightful place as the king of Pride Rock. Simba and Nala have given birth to a daughter, Kiara who's as rebellious as her father was. But Kiara drives her parents to distraction ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: imaginary kingdom, father daughter relationship, lion, coming of age, culture clash, adventure, jungle, family, friendship, parents and children, good versus evil, baby ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 21K
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, not serious, feel good, wild, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: jungle, lion, zoo, rescue, survival, fish out of water, adventure, family, dangerous animal, friendship, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: new york, africa, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tom and Jerry & The Wizard of Oz (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: They're off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz! Tom and Jerry soar over the rainbow and travel down the yellow brick road in this all-animated retelling of the classic tale. You'll see your favorite characters: Dorothy, Toto, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: adventure, palaces castles and temples, friendship, imaginary kingdom, escapades, family, imaginary, good versus evil, reluctant partners, unlikely partners, chase, daring rescue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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