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: adult animation, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized, psychotronic, cult film, tragic
Plot: pets, laboratory, chase, dog, cartoon dog, adventure, fugitives, escapades, animal testing, animal life, disorder, race against time, dangerous animal, experiment gone awry, survival, journey, research laboratory, plague, travel, mountain, train, escape, investigation, violence, cave ...
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 humorous, feel good, serious and semi serious films with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, friendship, heroes, family 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, gloomy, adult animation, tense ...
Plot: adventure, rabbit, friendship, journey, family, survival, a vision, bird, forest, seagull, good versus evil, escapades ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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100%
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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: tense, serious, surreal, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, cat, cartoon cat, animal sex, investigation, death, serial killer, mystery, crimes, strong sexual content, animal life, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
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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, forest, best friends, partners, family, odd couple, animal life, self discovery, animals, goat, wolf, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 166K
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, 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: suspense, captivating, sincere, epic, adult animation ...
Audience: kids
Plot: cartoon dog, dog, rescue, friendship, freedom, resistance, politician, morality, survival, island, garbage dump, conspiracy ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Birdboy: The Forgotten Children (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, 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: psychological, suspense, captivating, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: stranded, death, nightmare, murder, escape, monster, hallucination, island, friends, cemetery, chase, violence ...
⇓ 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, humorous, tense
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: airplane, friendship, rescue, survival, heroic mission, against the odds, adventure, contests and competitions, heroes, rivalry, escapades, save the day ...
Time: 1920s
Place: alaska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the ...
Style: touching, sad, sweet, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, afterlife, orphan, second chance, dog, adventure, friendship, heaven, animals, rescue, disney, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 7K
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, semi serious, humorous, 2d animation, cult film
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mad scientist, transformation, race against time, antidote, laboratory, adventure, survival, rescue, heroic mission, friendship, fish, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dog, german shepherd, pets, rescue, friendship, human animal relationship, friends, bittersweet, motorcycle, old man, cartoon dog, writers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, semi serious, humorous, fable, cult film
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: forest, hiding place, fox, hunter, hunting, dog, animals, trap, hound dog, family life, family relations, animal life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bedtime story leads Littlefoot and his grandparents on a journey to a new land, where Littlefoot discovers someone who vanished before he was born: his father! Now Littlefoot must decide between two worlds. Will he leave to be with his friends in ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching, suspense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, family relations, getting home, friendship, adventure, child in peril, escapades, young heroes, family, heroes, survival, family life ...
Time: prehistory, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, funny, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: disney, orphan, pets, friendship, adventure, petty criminal, dog, daring rescue, family, great dane, young heroes, kitten ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, new york state, america, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, rivalry, heroes, adventure, dishonesty, family, escapades, chase, hopes, imaginary kingdom, save the kingdom, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Afro Samurai: Resurrection (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Afro Samurai avenged his father and found a life of peace. But the legendary master is forced back into the game by a beautiful and deadly woman from his past. The sparks of violence dropped along Afro’s bloody path now burn out of control – and ...
Style: serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: samurai, vengeance, martial arts, master warrior, supernatural, adventure, hate, mortal combat, crimes, escapades, lone wolves, criminal's revenge ...
Time: future
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal abuse, friendship, animal attack, rebellion, brutality, betrayal by friend, redemption, father daughter relationship, chase, revenge ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest, madrid, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, boat, getting home, pets, friendship, heroic mission, rivalry, fish out of water, disorder, lifestyle change, escapades, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Charlotte's Web (1973)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, heroic mission, spider, pets, heroes, friends who live together, anthropomorphism, compassion, farm, animal human communication, misunderstanding ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: realistic, serious, twists and turns, emotional, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: adventure, friendship, family, obsessive quest, escapades, young heroes, pets, youth, heroes, cult, parents and children, on the road ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, futuristic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: memory loss, post apocalypse, save the world, adventure, society, heroes, rivalry, good versus evil, survival, escapades, androids and robots, life is a bitch ...
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, san francisco
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: escape, friends, disorder, animal life, escapades, rescue, adventure, family, countryside, friendship, puppet, reckless driving ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
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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: humorous, visually appealing, light, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, disorder, heroes, animal life, dangerous animal, friends, adventure, escapades, jungle, survival, chase, child hero ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 140K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Luxembourg
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When 9 first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their ...
Style: surreal, adult animation, suspenseful, serious, futuristic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: post apocalypse, steampunk, vestiges of humanity, apocalypse, technology gone awry, man versus machine, save the world, fate of humanity, distopia, life is a bitch, heroes, parallel world ...
Time: future, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Land Before Time (1988)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 69 min.
Story: An orphaned brontosaurus named Littlefoot sets off in search of the legendary Great Valley. A land of lush vegetation where the dinosaurs can thrive and live in peace. Along the way he meets four other young dinosaurs, each one a different species, ...
Style: feel good, touching, colourful, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, family, tyrannosaurus rex, disney, friendship, survival, talking animals, babies and infants, wilderness, rescue, natural disaster ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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 6.7
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Tibetan Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jiantan is a young boy who has to leave Xi'an after the death of his mother to go deep into the Tibetan prairies to start living with the father he barely remembers. His dad, LaGeBa, is a busy doctor who decided to depart from the city and ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, captivating, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, friends, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, wilderness, rescue, love, couples, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Scooby-Doo! Winter WonderDog (2002)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Celebrate the season Scooby-Doo style as Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang face off festive frights, frosty nights and - jeepers - the ghost of Christmas, who wants to wish everyone a scary Christmas! In this collection of cold-weather capers, ...
Style: entertaining, light, not serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: christmas, escapades, heroes, adventure, cartoon dog, disorder, pets, mystery, dog, scooby doo, crime investigation, holiday ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Blue Gender: The Warrior (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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, mecha
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, heroic mission, save the world, adventure, heroes, a.i., escapades, dark past, soldier, destiny, alien encounter, future dystopia ...
Time: future, 2030s
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: surreal, humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, dog, french, adventure, chase, friendship, escapades, rescue, riding a bicycle, friends, championship, old woman ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Tom Sawyer (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Get ready for a magical, fun-filled journey of adventure, fantasy and friendship! Tom Sawyer and his best buddy Huck Finn love going fishing, daydreaming about pirates and stolen gold, and thinking about Becky Thatcher - the pretty new girl at ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, feel good, 2d animation ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, heroes, orphan, family relations, rescue, mischievous children, adventure, young heroes, life turned upside down, family life, escapades, youth ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, psychotronic, 2d animation
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, dinosaur, disaster, catastrophe, rescue, family, adventure, misfit, escapades, survival, save the day, partners ...
Time: prehistory, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When the dinosaur families get trapped in a valley by an ice storm, one family of "spike tail" dinosaurs volunteers to leave since they consume more food than the others. Meanwhile, the young dinos and a new adult dinosaur named Mr. ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, rescue, adventure, family, heroes, best friends, misfit, friendship, friends, cold weather, dinosaur, anthropomorphism ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%