Movies like The Plague Dogs

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The Plague Dogs (1982)
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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, fugitives, chases and races, animal life, escapades, disorder, deadly, race against time, cartoon dog, psychological drama, animal testing, research laboratory, plague, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, survival, 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, semi serious and serious films with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, family, friendship, heroes and friends mostly in Animation, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Plague Dogs: Watership Down (1978), Felidae (1994), Stormy Night (2005), Isle of Dogs (2018), Balto III: Wings of Change (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: adventure, rabbit, friendship, survival, journey, violence, family, animal life, in the woods, wounded animal, a vision, bird ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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100%
 7.1
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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, serious ...
Plot: murder, cartoon cat, cat, investigation, death, computer, cat fight, animal sex, breeding, private detective, danger, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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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, imaginary, odd couple, family, self discovery, animals, animal, forest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 144K
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, adult animation ...
Plot: dog, friendship, rescue, search, freedom, resistance, survival, politician, cartoon dog, danger, island, garbage dump ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Japan, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Birdboy and his animal friends plan their escape from an ecologically devastated island in this surreal, animated fantasy.
Style: disturbing, gloomy, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: stranded, monster, nightmare, cemetery, murder, pursuit, island, police, death, hallucination, friends, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Balto III: Wings of Change (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Balto and the other sled dogs are feeling dejected because the mail that used to be delivered by dogsled is now being delivered by airplanes. But when a mail plane crashes in the mountains, the dogs come to the rescue.
Style: semi serious, tense, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animal life, survival, friendship, rescue, rivalry, heroes, save the day, escapades, adventure, danger, contests and competitions, friends ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ 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, escapades, rescue, danger, friendship, championship, old woman, boy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
 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: atmospheric, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: german shepherd, dog, pets, friendship, wounded animal, rescue, dog movie, memoir, human animal relationship, bittersweet, friends, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 7.0
 286
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, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, danger, adventure, youth, mountain, friendship, human spirit, family life, adoption, fish out of water, family, nanny ...
Place: switzerland, germany, alps, europe, swiss alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: semi serious, exciting, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: legends and myths, parallel world, animal life, mate swapping, show tunes, performer's life, escapades, heroes, family, rescue, getting home, master and servant ...
Place: germany, england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, chaos and mayhem, danger, society, life is a bitch, rescue, a.i., dangerous animal, adventure, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: semi serious, humorous, 2d animation, cult film, disaster movie
Audience: preschoolers, teens, family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, race against time, contamination, mole, save the day, family, anti heroes, adventure, heroes, danger, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.0
 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, 2d animation
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underwater scene, underwater, mad scientist, transformation, fish, antidote, race against time, laboratory, adventure, survival, rescue, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.0
 38
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: animal rights, environmentalism, environment, race against time, seal, cave, beach, sun, discovery, childhood, friend, secret ...
Place: sardinia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, tense, touching
Plot: journey, ship, coming of age, search, sea captain, teenager, dog, adventure, danger, family relations, friendship, family ...
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, fable, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: hiding place, fox, hunter, dog, gun, animals, fox hunt, hound dog, animal, hunting, forest, hungarian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, family outing, kids
Plot: escape, adventure, escapades, danger, countryside, friendship, friends, puppets, animal life, disorder, puppet, rescue ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.7
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The BFG (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Ireland
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: exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized, cult film ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: orphan, good versus evil, orphanage, dream, youth, friends, disorder, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, heroes, escapades, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, heroes, adventure, save the world, a.i., danger, escapades, dark past, apocalypse, destiny, future dystopia ...
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, futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, heroic mission, technology gone awry, survival, future dystopia, memory loss, apocalypse, plague, catastrophe, chaos, chaos and mayhem, time travel ...
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, youth, mischievous children, pets ...
Place: france, europe, england, london, san francisco
⇓ 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, obsessive quest, adventure, mission, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, danger, save the world, elf, wizards ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
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: friendship, adventure, heroes, obsessive quest, youth, escapades, seaport, family relations, friends, parents and children, on the road, cult ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Oliver & Company (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This animated take on Oliver Twist re-imagines Oliver as an adorable orphaned kitten who struggles to survive in New York City and falls in with a band of canine criminals led by an evil human. First, Oliver meets Dodger, a carefree mutt with street ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: orphan, disney, friendship, pets, adventure, great dane, family, dog, petty criminal, young heroes, daring rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Dolphin: Story of a Dreamer (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Germany, Italy, Peru
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The amazing story of Daniel, a dolphin who abandons the safety of his pod to explore the ocean and discover the true purpose of his life.
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: ocean, adventure, self discovery, friendship, survival, friends, animal life, escapades, ocean or sea, obsessive quest, danger, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, serious, sincere, exciting, thought provoking
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, danger, wilderness, anthropomorphism, parents and children, friendship, adventure, escapades, family, family relations, disorder, dangerous animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
11%
 6.4
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Riki Rhino (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
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: feel good, visually appealing, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, heroes, friends, adventure, disorder, friendship, escapades, animal life, survival, danger, child hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, 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: human animal relationship, dog, animal abuse, friendship, animal attack, homeless, rebellion, brutality, betrayal by friend, redemption, father daughter relationship, chase ...
Place: hungary, budapest, budapest hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, parents and children, heroic mission, americana, state affairs, mysterious character, escapades ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, feel good, humorous, touching, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, dishonesty, escapades, imaginary, rivalry, chase, family, heroes, adventure, hopes, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%