Movies like The Plague Dogs

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The Plague Dogs (1982)
 7.8
 6K
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, stylized
Plot: laboratory, chase, danger, dog, adventure, pets, dangerous animal, fugitives, chases and races, animal life, escapades, deadly, disorder, race against time, plague, experiment gone awry, survival, cartoon dog, sea, journey, mountain, ocean, car, friendship, violence ...
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 stylized, exciting, serious and melancholic films with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, family, friendship, rescue and heroes mostly in Animation, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Plague Dogs: Watership Down (1978), Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011), The Lord of the Rings (1978), My Dog Tulip (2009), A Monkey's Tale (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 31K
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, gloomy, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: violence, rabbit, friendship, adventure, journey, survival, seagull, river crossing, gore, family, in the woods, animal life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ 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, serious, exciting, sincere, thought provoking
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, parents and children, friendship, danger, anthropomorphism, wilderness, adventure, escapades, disorder, friends, family relations, dangerous animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: gloomy, disturbing, fairy tale
Plot: cemetery, stranded, bird, shower, death, island, pill, diary, flying, disease, cartoon bird, syringe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, wizards and magicians, heroes, mission, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, danger, save the world, dark fantasy, escapades ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 1K
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, serious, realistic, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: human animal relationship, dog, german shepherd, pets, rescue, wounded animal, friends, friendship, typewriter, motorcycle, old man, autobiography ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, animal life, family life, forces of nature, adventure, getting home, family, heroes, legends and myths, master and servant ...
Place: france, europe, england, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: touching, feel good, colourful, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: natural disaster, dinosaur, friendship, adventure, disney, survival, tyrannosaurus rex, earthquake, animal life, family, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 140K
101 Dalmatians (1961)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: pets, chase, female villain, dalmatian, dog, puppy, adventure, rich woman, getting home, hopes, daring rescue, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, a.i., experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, adventure, disorder, danger, society, kidnapping, survival, apocalypse ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.9
 117K
Isle of Dogs (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
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: epic
Plot: dog, cartoon dog, animal protagonist, island, warrior, politician, corruption, survival, resistance, freedom, mission, desperation ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: As a wild stallion travels across the frontiers of the Old West, he befriends a young human and finds true love with a mare.
Style: touching, feel good, inspirational, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: freedom, friendship, animal life, reunion, getting home, wildlife, adventure, rivalry, family, old west, wild horse, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Once Upon a Forest (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, Taiwan, Spain, Canada, Denmark, Argentina
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
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, mole, race against time, heroic mission, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary kingdom, family, young heroes, save the day, anti heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Fox and the Hound (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a feisty little fox named Tod is adopted into a farm family, he quickly becomes friends with a fun and adorable hound puppy named Copper. Life is full of hilarious adventures until Copper is expected to take on his role as a hunting dog -- and ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, dog, fox, best friends, rescue, reconciliation, animal life, friends, adventure, wounded animal, danger, hunting ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
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, melancholic, talky, clever ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: on the road, friendship, peanuts, adventure, family, disorder, pets, rescue, friends, mischievous children, escapades, youth ...
Place: france, europe, england, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, talky, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, thief, family, imaginary, chases and races, neighbor, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, outsmarting, scheme, slick, resourceful ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: stylized, suspenseful, serious, futuristic, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, escapades, heroes, future dystopia, apocalypse, plague, time travel, save the world, society, chaos, heroic mission, androids and robots ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 5K
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
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underwater, mad scientist, antidote, race against time, laboratory, transformation, fish, cliche, disorder, danger, survival, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 27
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, swimming, water, beach, seal the animal, loss of mother, lighthouse, discovery, death of mother, death of wife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 5.5
 480
The Great Bear (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Jonathan, 11, usually spends his vacations alone with his grandfather who lives on the edge of a vast forest populated by mythical animals. This year his kid sister Sophie joins him. But it's not cool to be stuck with a little sister, so he ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, serious, feel good ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: imaginary, chases and races, heroes, siblings relations, family, dangerous animal, adventure, young heroes, animal life, track down, rescue, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: humorous, semi serious, witty
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, escapades, rescue, disorder, animal life, countryside, friends, puppets, danger, friendship, theft ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.5
 5K
Time Masters (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Switzerland, West Germany, UK, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On planet Perdide, an attack of giant hornets leaves Piel – a young boy – alone in a wrecked car with his dying father. A mayday message reaches their friend Jaffar, an adventurer travelling through space. On board Jaffar’s shuttle are the ...
Style: stylized, futuristic, captivating, atmospheric, surreal ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, rescue, adventure, rivalry, heroic mission, daring rescue, dealing with death, escapades, space and aliens, heroes, imaginary, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 14K
White God (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, 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, bloody, brutal ...
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, animal abuse, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, chase, revenge, rebellion, brutality, friendship, betrayal by friend ...
Place: hungary, budapest hungary, europe
⇓ 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: exciting, suspenseful, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, heroes, imaginary kingdom, family, hopes, escapades, save the kingdom, righting the wronged, imaginary, adventure, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 2K
Croc-Blanc (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure
Country: France, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A loyal wolfdog’s curiosity leads him on the adventure of a lifetime while serving a series of three distinctly different masters.
Style: touching, rough, captivating, suspenseful, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, dog, half breed, hunger, snow, best friend, native american tribe, flashback, hit on the head, rowboat, boat, marshal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, society, soldier, rivalry, save the world, space and aliens, imaginary, apocalypse, time travel, changing the past or future, adventure ...
Time: future
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Intrepid young reporter, Tintin, and his loyal dog, Snowy, are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of ...
Style: exciting, realistic, stylized, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, amateur detective, treasure, riddles and clues, reporter, adventure, artifact, dog, escapades, danger, map ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 1940s, year 1949, 1930s
Place: morocco, europe, seaport, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 338K
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, island, rescue, adventure, jungle, journey, wilderness, animal life, hippopotamus, giraffe, zebra, lion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, antarctica, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: adventure, love and romance, family, culture clash, native american, escapades, parents and children, interracial relations, state affairs, mysterious character, heroic mission, disorder ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 252
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: realistic, serious, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: escapades, family relations, friends, adoption, optimism, fish out of water, orphan, friendship, nanny, mischievous children, hopes, youth ...
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two years have passed since the final battle with Sephiroth. Though Midgar, city of mako, city of prosperity, has been reduced to ruins, its people slowly but steadily walk the road to reconstruction. However, a mysterious illness called Geostigma ...
Style: clever, stylized, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly, motorcycle chase, warrior, danger, adventure, heroic mission, rescue, enemy, plague, creature, explosion, wheelchair ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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