Movies like Watership Down

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Watership Down (1978)
 7.7
 30K
Watership Down (1978)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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, serious, suspenseful, tense, touching, bloody, dark, intense, scenic ...
Plot: violence, friendship, adventure, journey, rabbit, survival, gore, seagull, river crossing, in the woods, family, animal life, escapades, myth, trap, prince, heroes, friends, dangerous animal, good versus evil, on the run, danger, a vision, vicious, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england

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Most similar movies to Watership Down

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, clever, exciting and fairy tale films with plots about friendship, adventure, escapades, family, danger, storytelling and mentor mostly in Animation, Adventure and Family genres. Some movies like Watership Down: The Plague Dogs (1982), Leafie, a Hen Into the Wild (2011), The Secret of NIMH (1982), The Fox and the Hound (1981), The Lord of the Rings (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, ...
Style: disturbing, serious, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: chase, laboratory, danger, dog, pets, animal life, adventure, dangerous animal, escapades, fugitives, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ 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: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: animal life, parents and children, friendship, danger, anthropomorphism, wilderness, escapades, adventure, disorder, friends, family relations, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret of NIMH (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.
Style: stylized, feel good, touching, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: mouse, cat, secret, widow, crow, owl, friendship, adventure, family, against the odds, birds, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, scenic, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, adventure, family, heroic mission, in the woods, birds, heroes, owl, animal life, imaginary, queen ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, rescue, best friends, reconciliation, animal life, friends, adventure, dog, wounded animal, danger, hunting, animal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: obsessive quest, good versus evil, adventure, imaginary, wizards and magicians, heroes, imaginary kingdom, danger, save the world, mission, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: prehistoric times, prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: colourful, touching, disturbing, tense
Audience: family outing
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Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dinosaur (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sancturary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, fairy tale, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: dinosaur, family, adventure, survival, wilderness, friends, wounded animal, buddies, extinction, animal life, eccentric family, race against time ...
Time: prehistory, prehistoric times, prehistoric
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens, family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, mole, race against time, in the woods, imaginary kingdom, anti heroes, young heroes, save the day, animal life, toxic, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
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Epic (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.9
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Bolt (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
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: exciting, humorous, touching, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, friendship, human animal relationship, adventure, unlikely partners, family, cat, fish out of water, dog, pets, hamster, talking animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, king, good versus evil, betrayal, adventure, prince, righting the wronged, pride and honor, tragic event, family, redemption, death ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Good Dinosaur (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend.
Style: humorous, exciting, touching, scenic, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dinosaur, adventure, friendship, family, unlikely partners, friends, escapades, partners, waterfall, meteor, storm, fear ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 125K
9 (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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, bleak, suspenseful, futuristic, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.0
 162K
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Last Unicorn (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, West Germany, Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: stylized, touching, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.7
 171K
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Story: When Coraline moves to an old house, she feels bored and neglected by her parents. She finds a hidden door with a bricked up passage. During the night, she crosses the passage and finds a parallel world where everybody has buttons instead of eyes, ...
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, stylized, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 966
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, touching, sentimental
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Ashitaka, a prince of the disappearing Ainu tribe, is cursed by a demonized boar god and must journey to the west to find a cure. Along the way, he encounters San, a young human woman fighting to protect the forest, and Lady Eboshi, who is trying to ...
Style: captivating, exciting, stylized, emotional, atmospheric ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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 6.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
James and the Giant Peach (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.
Style: surreal, stylized, touching, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Snoopy Come Home (1972)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When Snoopy receives a letter from his original owner Lila, he goes to visit her in the hospital while Charlie Brown and the gang are on the lookout for him. Suddenly, Snoopy feels that he must go live with Lila, but must say goodbye to all his ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A sea turtle who was hatched in 1959 spends the next 50 years traveling the world while it is being changed by global warming. Born on a Baja, California beach in 1959, new hatchling Sammy must do what his fellow newborn sea turtles are doing: race ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: friendship, global warming, sea turtle, peaceful mission, escapades, survival, ocean or sea, friends, adventure, family, environmentalism, danger ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 50s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: antarctica, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Littlefoot and his friends are constantly being bullied and browbeaten by three teenage dinosaurs: Hyp, a Hypsilophodon; Nod, a Nodosaurus; and Mutt, a Muttaburrasaurus. However, when a shower of meteorites (flying rocks) impacts near the Great ...
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