Movies like The Plague Dogs

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The Plague Dogs (1982)
 7.8
 7K
The Plague Dogs (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, the film highlights the cruelty of performing vivisection and animal research for its own sake.
Style: cult film, adult animation, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized, psychotronic, tragic
Plot: laboratory, chase, danger, dog, adventure, pets, dangerous animal, fugitives, chases and races, animal life, escapades, disorder, deadly, race against time, psychological drama, animal testing, research laboratory, plague, experiment gone awry, survival, cartoon dog, sea, journey, mountain, ocean ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to The Plague Dogs

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cult film, humorous, serious and touching films with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, family, friendship, animals and heroes mostly in Animation, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Plague Dogs: Watership Down (1978), Felidae (1994), Isle of Dogs (2018), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Stormy Night (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 33K
Watership Down (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the warren belonging to a community of rabbits is threatened, a brave group led by Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry and Hazel leave their homeland in a search of a safe new haven.
Style: emotional, serious, cult film, gloomy, adult animation ...
Plot: rabbit, adventure, friendship, journey, violence, survival, in the woods, animal life, family, bird, a vision, wounded animal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 4K
Felidae (1994)
Genre: Animation, Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A domestic house cat named Francis investigates the grisly feline murders taking place in his new neighborhood.
Style: surreal, offbeat, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, cat, investigation, computer, death, cat fight, cartoon cat, strong violent content, mystery, serial killer, animal life, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 135K
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Japan, USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island that's a garbage dump. The outcasts must soon embark on an epic journey when a 12-year-old boy arrives on the island to find his beloved ...
Style: captivating, suspense, sincere, epic, cult film
Plot: dog, friendship, rescue, search, isolation, survival, resistance, danger, freedom, politician, courage, warrior ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.
Style: humorous, not serious, fairy tale, talky, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, fox, anthropomorphism, thief, family, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, neighbor, outsmarting, slick, resourceful, scheme ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: allegory, gloomy, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, monster, nightmare, violence, pursuit, murder, cemetery, hallucination, death, police, island, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 1K
Stormy Night (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A goat named Mei wanders into a barn one night seeking shelter from a storm. In the barn, the goat meets another refugee. The two can neither see nor smell each other, but never the less they huddled together fending off the cold, and begin to talk. ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, sentimental, touching, allegory
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, in the woods, best friends, partners, animal life, family, imaginary, odd couple, self discovery, animals, animal, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a bestselling preteen novel of the same title that has sold more than 1 million copies in Korea, “Leafie, A Hen into the Wild” is about a laying hen named Leafie who is destined to live the “same old” repetitive life confined on the ...
Style: touching, exciting, serious, sincere, thought provoking
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, parents and children, danger, friendship, anthropomorphism, escapades, adventure, wilderness, disorder, family relations, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 2K
My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: german shepherd, dog, pets, wounded animal, friendship, rescue, dog movie, memoir, human animal relationship, friends, bittersweet, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Riki Rhino (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Riki, a young Sumatran rhino, lost his horn, which was stolen by a hunter. Riki goes on an adventure with Beni and gets horns with a hidden power.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, escapades, friends, friendship, heroes, disorder, dangerous animal, jungle, animal life, survival, danger, chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 272
Heidi (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: After charming her reclusive grandfather and falling in love with the beautiful mountain he calls home, Heidi is uprooted and sent to Frankfurt where she befriends Klara, a young girl confined to a wheelchair.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, youth, orphan, mischievous children, mountain, friendship, human spirit, family life, adoption, fish out of water, nanny, escapades ...
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques.
Style: surreal, futuristic, atmospheric, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, fairy, deadly creature, imaginary, adventure, danger, heroes, a.i., dangerous animal, rescue, society ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Monkey's Tale (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France, UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Kom is from a tribe of monkeys who live in a canopy. He rejects elders' authority as well as the superstition that the lower world would be inhabited by demons. But he accidentally falls from the trees…
Style: feel good, exciting, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animal life, rescue, getting home, escapades, imaginary, adventure, mate swapping, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, jungle, family life, forces of nature ...
Place: europe, germany, england, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Once Upon a Forest (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, Taiwan, Spain, Canada, Denmark, Argentina, China
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film, disaster movie
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, mole, contamination, rescue, race against time, friends, in the woods, animal life, toxic, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, teaching the ways of the world ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 6K
A Fish Tale (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Ireland, Denmark, USA, France, Canada, UK, Spain, Estonia, Latvia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three children accidentally get turned into fish after drinking a potion made by an eccentric scientist. The kids end up in the sea, with one problem. They must find and drink the antidote within 48 hours, or forever remain as fish.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underwater, mad scientist, transformation, fish, race against time, antidote, laboratory, adventure, survival, rescue, friendship, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 35
Tottoi (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on the novel Tottòi by Gianni Padoan. Sardinia is abundant in beautiful beaches and mysterious caves which are known as the habitat of a peculiar kind of seal on the verge of extinction. After moving to this island, Tottoi, fascinated by ...
Plot: environmentalism, animal rights, environment, childhood, race against time, father daughter relationship, boy, discovery, animal, swimming, loss of mother, death of mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Long Way North (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Denmark, Belgium, USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 1892, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition ...
Style: exciting, captivating, touching, tense
Plot: journey, ship, coming of age, search, sea captain, dog, teenager, adventure, family relations, friendship, danger, family ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Little Fox (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A tale about a little fox Vuk from the novel of the famous Hungarian writer István Fekete.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, cult film
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: hiding place, fox, gun, dog, animals, trap, hunter, hunting, animal, forest, fable, fox hunt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Wind in the Willows (1983)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: One spring, Mole decides that he can ignore the spring cleaning for a little longer, and begins a series of adventures with his new friend Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank, on a caravan expedition with Toad, until Toad switches allegiance ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: escape, danger, family, escapades, puppet, countryside, friendship, puppets, animal life, friends, disorder, adventure ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 6.7
 6K
The BFG (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities. She is soon put at ease, as she learns that BFG's job is to collect, catalog and deliver pleasant ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, humorous, stylized, cult film
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: good versus evil, orphan, imaginary, mischievous children, heroes, rivalry, adventure, youth, family, escapades, danger, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Blue Gender: The Warrior (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It is a time of chaos. Earth is no longer what it used to be. It has been infested with a bug like species called the Blue. Yuji Kaido, who has a mysterious disease, is put into suspended animation until a cure is found. When he wakes up Yuji learns ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, heroic mission, adventure, heroes, save the world, a.i., escapades, danger, dark past, soldier, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: future, 2030s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Wind Named Amnesia (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A wind has swept the Earth taking all the memories from everyone. No one knows who they are, how to speak, or how to use the tools of modern civilization. Two years later a young man who has been re-educated travels across America on a mysterious ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroic mission, plague, technology gone awry, survival, future dystopia, memory loss, chaos and mayhem, apocalypse, time travel, catastrophe, chaos ...
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The Fellowship of the Ring embark on a journey to destroy the One Ring and end Sauron's reign over Middle-earth.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, serious, scenic, gloomy ...
Plot: good versus evil, adventure, mission, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest, heroes, imaginary kingdom, elf, imaginary, save the world, danger, escapades ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
Bon Voyage, Charlie Brown (1980)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Charlie Brown, Linus, Peppermint Patty and Marcie travel to France as foreign exchange students. Also along is Snoopy and Woodstock. While everyone is excited about the opportunity to travel to a foreign country, Charlie is disturbed by a letter he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, nostalgic, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: escapades, friendship, on the road, peanuts, adventure, family, friends, disorder, rescue, mischievous children, pets, youth ...
Place: france, europe, england, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
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Story: Italy is in a deep depression, so to support her family, Marco's mother goes to Argentina to work as a domestic. But after she writes to her family that she is sick, her letters stop coming. So Marco decides to go to Argentina to look for ...
Style: emotional, twists and turns, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, friends, child in peril, youth, heroes, escapades, young heroes, danger, pets, obsessive quest, family ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 52K
Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: touching, feel good, entertaining, scenic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dinosaur, disney, extinction, adventure, survival, friendship, rescue, family reunited, buddies, danger, computer animation, wilderness ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.9
 15K
White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Favoring pedigree dogs, a new regulation puts a severe tax on mixed breeds. Owners dump their dogs and shelters become overcrowded. 13-year-old Lili fights desperately to protect her pet Hagen, but her father eventually sets the dog free on the ...
Style: heartbreaking, suspenseful, tense, intense, bloody ...
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal abuse, friendship, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, rebellion, brutality, betrayal by friend, redemption, chase ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her grandson is kidnapped during the Tour de France, Madame Souza and her beloved pooch Bruno team up with the Belleville Sisters--an aged song-and-dance team from the days of Fred Astaire--to rescue him.
Style: offbeat, surreal, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, dog, adventure, french, mafia, friendship, danger, escapades, rescue, championship, old woman, boy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When news of John Smith's death reaches America, Pocahontas is devastated. She sets off to London with John Rolfe, to meet with the King of England on a diplomatic mission: to create peace and respect between the two great lands. However, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, romantic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: disney, adventure, love and romance, family, culture clash, native american, starting over, heroic mission, friendship, tragic love, interracial relations, state affairs ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Jungle Emperor Leo (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tezuka Osamu's most famous work "Jungle Emperor Leo" has been made into an animated version a number of times. In this theater version, Tezuka Osamu was able for the first time to depict the theme that "All life is equal" ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, touching, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, danger, chase, rivalry, hopes, escapades, imaginary, save the kingdom, animal life, righting the wronged, imaginary kingdom, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Black Cauldron (1985)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen ...
Style: stylized, humorous, tense, surreal, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, horror for children
Plot: pig, sword, good versus evil, magic, wizards, dragon, supernatural, race against time, adventure, fantasy world, family, friendship ...
Time: middle ages, 80s
Place: britain, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%