Movies like The Rescuers

If you like "The Rescuers" you are looking for light, touching and feel good movies about / with mouse, rescue, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, heroes and mole themes of Animation, Adventure and Comedy genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
The Rescuers (1977)
 6.9
 59K
The Rescuers (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: What can two little mice possibly do to save an orphan girl who's fallen into evil hands? With a little cooperation and faith in oneself, anything is possible! As members of the mouse-run International Rescue Aid Society, Bernard and Miss Bianca respond to orphan Penny's call for help. The two mice search for clues with the help of an old cat named Rufus.
Style: light, touching, feel good, semi serious, colourful, humorous, surprise ending, buddy comedy, suspense, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: mouse, rescue, adventure, friendship, kidnapping, heroes, mole, disney, on the run, talking animals, chase, crimes, crime, danger, escapades, childhood, happy ending, family, good versus evil, orphan, little girl, rescue mission, swamp, anxiety, bottle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new orleans

Movie in categories

mouse movies
491
rescue movies
4549
adventure movies
7264
friendship movies
14275
kidnapping movies
5257
light movies
7936
heroes movies
9133
mole movies
167

Most similar movies to The Rescuers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sweet, feel good and clever films with plots about friends, family, adventure, friendship, talking animals, dialogue and redemption mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Rescuers: A Bug's Life (1998), Finding Dory (2016), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Stuart Little 2 (2002), Horton Hears a Who! (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.2
 271K
A Bug's Life (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On behalf of "oppressed bugs everywhere," an inventive ant named Flik hires a troupe of warrior bugs to defend his bustling colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers led by the evil-minded Hopper.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: talking animals, friendship, good versus evil, misfit, exploitation, deception, teamwork, villain, adventure, fight, threat, exile ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Rescuers Down Under (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry -- the Rescue Aid Society's top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, disney, australian outback, rescue, poacher, adventure, friendship, adventurer, heroic mission, follow your dream, talking animals, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: australia, new york, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Timmy meets a girl mouse and they set off to find the Great Owl.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: crow, mouse, anthropomorphic mouse, sword duel, pets, family, escapades, adventure, rescue, heroes, rivalry, show tunes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 246K
Finding Dory (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?
Style: feel good, humorous, light, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, disney, underwater, memory loss, fish, friendship, self doubt, underwater scene, amnesia, shark, family, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
disney movies
786
touching movies
9435
feel good movies
8375
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, girls' night
Plot: friendship, dog, disney, animal life, fox, adventure, rescue, reconciliation, best friends, friends, danger, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 60s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan's Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: mouse, friendship, adventure, family, animal life, disorder, rescue, danger, escapades, heroic mission, friends, bird ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One day, Horton the elephant hears a cry from help coming from a speck of dust. Even though he can't see anyone on the speck, he decides to help it. As it turns out, the speck of dust is home to the Whos, who live in their city of Whoville. ...
Style: feel good, light, colourful, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing, toddlers
Plot: talking animals, adventure, rescue, determination, friendship, jungle, elephant, friends, fantasy world, family, teacher, save the day ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
An American Tail (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a "land without cats," at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: mouse, american dream, immigrants, good versus evil, heroes, orphan, hopes, friendship, family relations, cat, immigration, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: new york, russia, usa, hamburg germany, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
on the run movies
2436
chase movies
9962
crimes movies
13506
 8.3
 904K
Toy Story (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Led by Woody, Andy's toys live happily in his room until Andy's birthday brings Buzz Lightyear onto the scene. Afraid of losing his place in Andy's heart, Woody plots against Buzz. But when circumstances separate Buzz and Woody from ...
Style: touching, exciting, humorous, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: toys, friendship, adventure, friends, rescue, jealousy, rivalry, teamwork, foe turned friend, family, cowboy, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 96K
The AristoCats (1970)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: When Madame Adelaide Bonfamille leaves her fortune to Duchess and her children -- Bonfamille's prize family of domesticated house cats -- the butler plots to steal the money and kidnaps the heirs, leaving them out on a country road. All seems ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, disney, animal protagonist, pets, getting home, social differences, friendship, butler, danger, mischievous children, animal life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 8.1
 830K
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Sullivan and Mike Wazowski are monsters, they earn their living scaring children and are the best in the business... even though they're more afraid of the children than they are of them. When a child accidentally enters their world, ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: friendship, monster, creature, adventure, imaginary, rivalry, parallel world, friends, misfit, invisibility, kidnapping, villain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
50%
The Care Bears Movie (1985)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The Care Bears have their work cut out for them, because Nicolas, a lonely magician's assistant, is about to fall under the evil influence of a bad spirit who lives in an ancient magic book -- it seems Nicolas will do just about anything for ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers, preschoolers, teens ...
Plot: friendship, orphan, good versus evil, family, adventure, rescue, imaginary, wish come true, siblings relations, fish out of water, animal life, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Whether we’re young or forever young at heart, the Hundred Acre Wood calls to that place in each of us that still believes in magic. Join pals Pooh, Piglet, Kanga, Roo, Owl, Rabbit, Tigger and Christopher Robin as they enjoy their days together ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: winnie the pooh, friends, disney, adventure, friendship, goofy hero, goodhearted, disorder, respect, childhood, cartoon bear, talking animals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Toy Story That Time Forgot (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: During a post-Christmas play date, the gang find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to return to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, kids
Plot: toys, toy, adventure, friendship, family, good versus evil, imaginary, christmas, escapades, getting home, danger, disney ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, intense, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: firefighter, disney, rescue, airplane, adventure, friends, computer animation, escapades, danger, friendship, aviation, love ...
Place: usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.2
 769K
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Woody, Buzz, and the rest of Andy's toys haven't been played with in years. With Andy about to go to college, the gang find themselves accidentally left at a nefarious day care center. The toys must band together to escape and return home ...
Style: touching, feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: toys, adventure, friendship, friends, objects come to life, escape, getting home, imaginary, computer animation, escapades, toy comes to life, peril ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 100K
Brother Bear (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. His courageous and often zany journey introduces him to a forest full of wildlife, ...
Style: touching, inspirational, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, talking animals, adventure, disney, hunting, human becomes animal, grizzly bear, animals, brother brother relationship, family, bear, bear attack ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, 1890s
Place: alaska, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
crime movies
5931
escapades movies
8910
childhood movies
4506
 7.6
 169K
The Jungle Book (1967)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life ...
Style: fairy tale, touching, feel good, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, feral child, jungle, adventure, orphan, friendship, human animal relationship, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 147K
Puss in Boots (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, exciting, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: cat, adventure, talking cat, imaginary kingdom, talking animals, friendship, magic, sword fight, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, computer animation ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Once upon a time... in the far away kingdom of Dor... lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, exciting, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, imaginary kingdom, adventurer, friendship, daring rescue, self discovery, rebellion, society, escapades, computer animation, hopes, rules and policies ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Captain New Eyes travels back in time and feeds dinosaurs his Brain Grain cereal, which makes them intelligent and non-violent. They agree to go to the Middle Future in order to grant the wishes of children in New York city. They are to meet Dr. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, 2d animation, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, time travel, animal life, disorder, young heroes, rescue, escapades, danger, talking animals, heroes ...
Time: prehistory, 90s, prehistoric, prehistoric times
Place: new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.5
 449K
Ice Age (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: With the impending ice age almost upon them, a mismatched trio of prehistoric critters – Manny the woolly mammoth, Diego the saber-toothed tiger and Sid the giant sloth – find an orphaned infant and decide to return it to its human parents. ...
Style: road movie, touching, feel good, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, date night
Plot: talking animals, friendship, unlikely friendships, rescue, adventure, journey, family, caveman, animal life, life risking, creature, odd couple ...
Time: stone age, prehistoric times, prehistory, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 193K
Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bolt is the star of the biggest show in Hollywood. The only problem is, he thinks it's real. After he's accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt must harness all his "super ...
Style: sweet, exciting, entertaining, light, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: dog, adventure, disney, human animal relationship, friendship, cartoon dog, pets, family, journey, cat, animals, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, missouri, ohio, las vegas, illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it's up to Stuart and a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: getting home, family life, heroic mission, friendship, animal life, friends, disorder, partners, young heroes, danger, family, misfit ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began. You'll find out all ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, rescue, lion, friendship, good versus evil, adventure, jungle, family, coming of age, young heroes, orphan, misfit ...
Time: 2000s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 101K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: sweet, touching, humorous, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, children, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, talking animals, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, animals, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 88K
Open Season (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are ...
Style: funny, buddy comedy, entertaining, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night ...
Plot: adventure, animal life, friendship, hunting, rescue, friends, danger, partners, disney, wilderness, disorder, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Return to Never Land (2002)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The classic tale of 'Peter Pan' continues in Disney's sequel 'Return to Never Land'. In 1940 on a world besieged by World War II, Wendy, now grown up, has two children, one of them is her daughter, Jane.
Style: fairy tale, exciting, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens
Plot: fairy, imaginary kingdom, pirate, heroes, friendship, kidnapping, world war two, adventure, family, mischievous children, young heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 50s, year 1940 ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 24K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: adventure, lion, zoo, jungle, disney, fish out of water, survival, rescue, family, talking animals, friendship, dangerous animal ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%