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
Plot: laboratory, chase, danger, dog, adventure, pets, dangerous animal, fugitives, chases and races, animal life, escapades, deadly, disorder, race against time, research laboratory, psychological drama, plague, experiment gone awry, survival, cartoon dog, sea, journey, mountain, ocean, car ...
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 semi serious, humorous, exciting and touching films with plots about danger, escapades, adventure, family, friendship, friends and rescue mostly in Animation, Adventure and Drama genres. Some movies like The Plague Dogs: Watership Down (1978), Isle of Dogs (2018), The Lord of the Rings (1978), Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011), My Dog Tulip (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
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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: gloomy, emotional, cult film, adult animation, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventure, violence, friendship, rabbit, journey, survival, gore, seagull, river crossing, escapades, animal life, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 126K
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: captivating, suspense, sincere, epic
Plot: dog, friendship, rescue, survival, morality, freedom, resistance, isolation, danger, search, politician, warrior ...
Place: japan
⇓ 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: adventure, good versus evil, wizards and magicians, obsessive quest, imaginary kingdom, heroes, mission, save the world, imaginary, danger, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times
⇓ 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: allegory, gloomy, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: stranded, monster, cemetery, nightmare, violence, murder, death, police, island, hallucination, friends, escape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: parents and children, animal life, friendship, danger, anthropomorphism, wilderness, adventure, escapades, disorder, family, dangerous animal, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dog, german shepherd, human animal relationship, pets, wounded animal, friendship, rescue, dog movie, memoir, friends, bittersweet, typewriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: adventure, natural disaster, disney, dinosaur, friendship, survival, earthquake, tyrannosaurus rex, animal life, family, babies and infants, danger ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, race against time, mole, family, escapades, toxic, adventure, anti heroes, animal life, heroes, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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, atmospheric, experimental ...
Plot: laboratory, mad scientist, society, danger, deadly creature, imaginary kingdom, rich and poor, chaos and mayhem, chaos, time travel, supernatural, fairy ...
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: exciting, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mate swapping, forces of nature, master and servant, imaginary, escapades, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, getting home, rescue, jungle, parallel world, family life ...
Place: europe, france, germany, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
 262
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: feel good, touching, serious, realistic, cult film
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: optimism, orphan, fish out of water, adoption, friendship, nanny, friends, family relations, young heroes, family life, family, youth ...
Place: switzerland, alps, swiss alps, europe, germany
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underwater, mad scientist, fish, transformation, race against time, antidote, laboratory, adventure, survival, rescue, friendship, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: futuristic, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, survival, good versus evil, society, heroic mission, future dystopia, technology gone awry, chaos and mayhem, time travel, chaos, memory loss, apocalypse ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 6K
The BFG (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
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, humorous, stylized, exciting, cult film
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, orphan, danger, youth, imaginary kingdom, heroic mission, friends, imaginary, mischievous children, disorder, adventure ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: fox, anthropomorphism, thief, family, neighbor, uninhibited rivalry, escapades, outsmarting, slick, scheme, resourceful, chases and races ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, kids, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, dog, fox, disney, adventure, best friends, reconciliation, rescue, animal life, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
 7.3
 34
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, beach, swimming, secret, boy, seal, friend, father son relationship, loss of wife ...
⇓ 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: humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: countryside, rescue, family, adventure, disorder, escapades, animal life, friends, puppets, friendship, danger, reckless driving ...
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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: suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, heroic mission, heroes, adventure, save the world, a.i., escapades, danger, dark past, rivalry, time travel, chaos ...
Time: future
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, captivating, atmospheric, surreal, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: time travel, rescue, adventure, deadly, heroes, space and aliens, disorder, track down, imaginary, escapades, chases and races, deadly creature ...
Time: future
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Long Way North (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Denmark
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: captivating, exciting, tense, touching
Plot: journey, ship, coming of age, search, sea captain, dog, teenager, adventure, friendship, danger, family relations, family ...
Place: russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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, inspirational, feel good, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: freedom, adventure, wild horse, animal life, family, friendship, cowboy, wildlife, reunion, getting home, rivalry, captivity ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, partners, best friends, in the woods, family, animal life, imaginary, odd couple, self discovery, forest, animal, starvation ...
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, offbeat, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, dog, adventure, escapades, rescue, danger, friendship, championship, old woman, mafia, french, boy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ 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, semi serious, humorous, cult film
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: fox, trap, dog, fox hunt, fable, gun, animal, hunter, forest, hunting, hungarian, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Jock the Hero Dog (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Animated-family adventure based on a true story that tells the heart-warming, coming-of-age story of a man and his best-friend, a lovable and fearless dog named, Jock. Set in the Bushveld near what is today the world famous Kruger National Park, ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, pets, animal life, youth, danger, escapades, disorder, adolescence vs adulthood, dog, wilderness, friends ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, romantic, harsh ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: disney, adventure, love and romance, family, culture clash, native american, family relations, heroic mission, interracial relations, parents and children, americana, friendship ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: on the road, friendship, peanuts, adventure, family, youth, friends, escapades, disorder, mischievous children, pets, rescue ...
Place: france, europe, england, san francisco, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: feel good, touching, semi serious, humorous, surprise ending
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dalmatian, kidnapping, dog, rescue, puppy, pets, buddies, misfit, heroic mission, family relations, siblings relations, getting home ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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, intense, tense, bloody ...
Plot: dog, human animal relationship, friendship, animal abuse, killer dog, animal attack, father daughter relationship, homeless, chase, revenge, rebellion, brutality ...
Place: hungary, europe, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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