Movies like The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book (2016)
 7.4
 244K
The Jungle Book (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.
Style: serious, scenic, entertaining, semi serious, intense, suspense, interesting, clever, talky, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, jungle, disney, dangerous animal, adventure, friendship, wolf, good versus evil, wolf pack, feral child, animals, courage, tiger, human animal relationship, greed, unlikely friendships, mischievous children, talking animals, family, survival, justice, monkey, bear, panther, elephant ...
Place: india

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Most similar movies to The Jungle Book

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out light, touching, semi serious and entertaining films with plots about adventure, family, danger, escapades, friendship, mentor and storytelling mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Jungle Book: Life of Pi (2012), Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018), Mighty Joe Young (1998), Two Brothers (2004), The Bear (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 153K
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: touching, feel good, fairy tale, funny, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: disney, jungle, adventure, orphan, human animal relationship, friendship, wolf, feral child, animal life, young heroes, mischievous children, rivalry ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Jungle Book (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Raised by wild animals since childhood, Mowgli is drawn away from the jungle by the beautiful Kitty. But Mowgli must eventually face corrupt Capt. Boone, who wants both Kitty's hand and the treasures of Monkey City – a place only Mowgli can ...
Style: tense, exciting, semi serious, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, jungle, fish out of water, survival, orphan, friendship, feral child, self discovery, escapades, adventurer, rescue, disorder ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 543K
Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, motivational, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, hopes, adventure, teenage boy, ocean or sea, tiger, isolation, ocean, beautiful scenery, human nature, lost at sea, ship ...
Place: india, paris france, pacific ocean, montreal quebec, toronto ontario canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A human child raised by wolves, must face off against a menacing tiger named Shere Khan, as well as his own origins.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, disturbing, sentimental, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, tiger, panther, anthropomorphism, hunter, jungle, feral child, teenage hero, human animal relationship, coming of age, bear, beautiful scenery ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Mighty Joe Young (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As a child living in Africa, Jill Young saw her mother killed while protecting wild gorillas from poachers led by Andrei Strasser. Now an adult, Jill cares for an orphaned gorilla named Joe -- who, due to a genetic anomaly, is 15 feet tall. When ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, intense, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, gorilla, jungle, chase, friendship, giant animal, dangerous animal, beast, danger, exploitation, human sacrifice, poacher ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 14K
Two Brothers (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two tigers are separated as cubs and taken into captivity, only to be reunited years later as enemies by an explorer (Pearce) who inadvertently forces them to fight each other.
Style: sincere, captivating, compassionate, scenic, emotional ...
Plot: jungle, tiger, adventure, destiny, separated, survival, captivity, getting home, danger, sibling relationship, animal abuse, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 15K
The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wilderness, adventure, survival, animals, friendship, animal life, family, on the run, rescue, youth, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Second Jungle Book: Mowgli & Baloo (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this exciting live-action adventure, young Mowgli, an orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus. Accompanied by a cruel hunter and a snake charmer, the scout sets out to trap Mowgli. But with the help of Baloo the bear and ...
Style: semi serious, light, melancholic, surreal, intense ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, circus, boy, bear, family, adventure, odd couple, rivalry, friendship, disorder ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Told from Mowgli's point of view, it's the story of how a boy became a mancub and a mancub became a man.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, jungle, wolf pack, mischievous children, family, dangerous animal, adventure, heroes, young heroes, feral man, escapades, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 60K
City of Ember (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, the people of the City of Ember have flourished in an amazing world of glittering lights. But Ember's once powerful generator is failing and the great lamps that illuminate the city are starting to flicker. Now, two teenagers, ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, stylized, futuristic ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, post apocalypse, ancient mystery, danger, uncover truth, mayor, save the day, isolation, steampunk, puzzle, race against time, survival ...
Time: future
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 64K
Free Willy (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, France, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When maladjusted orphan Jesse vandalizes a theme park, he is placed with foster parents and must work at the park to make amends. There he meets Willy, a young Orca whale who has been separated from his family. Sensing kinship, they form a bond and, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: human animal relationship, social worker, adventure, freedom, killer whale, friendship, happy ending, captivity, animal training, rescue, animal life, animals ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Young Black Stallion (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When courageous young Neera becomes separated from her family in the desert, she chances upon a wild colt. Together they find friendship, trust, and their way back home only to discover her family is about to lose everything!
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: desert, friendship, horse, human animal relationship, survival, rescue, young heroes, family relations, orphan, mischievous children, adventure, wilderness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Thief Lord (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Luxembourg, UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A tale about two young boys, Prosper and Bo, who flee to Venice after being orphaned and dumped in the care of a cruel auntie. Hiding in the canals and alleyways of the city, the boys are befriended by a gang of young urchins and their enigmatic ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting, serious
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, escapades, friendship, imaginary, young heroes, adventure, secret, magic, police, nun, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Golden Compass (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After overhearing a shocking secret, precocious orphan Lyra Belacqua trades her carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College for an otherworldly adventure in the far North, unaware that it's part of her destiny.
Style: epic, stylized, suspenseful, serious, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, magical, parallel world, orphan, journey, kidnapping, witch, experiment, wizards, best friends, adventurer ...
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden, Soviet Union, Norway
Duration: 99 min.
Story: They're two best friends, a million miles from home. On an incredible adventure, beyond the boundaries of space and time. A fantasy about a lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, friendship, knight, supernatural, parallel world, heroes, imaginary kingdom, danger, rivalry, orphan, kidnapping ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 6K
Andre (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of how a marine seal named Andre befriended a little girl and her family, circa 1962.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, rescue, family, family life, animal life, pets, young heroes, daring rescue, teenage life, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, year 1962
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Captains Courageous (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Harvey Cheyne, Jr., second richest person in the world, orphaned and spoiled rotten, encounters a cigar and the sea on his way to England for boarding school. Seasick, over the rail for real, rescued by Dan Troop of a Gloucester fishing sailboat. ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, sailing, friendship, fishing, sea, self discovery, on the run, mischievous children, escapades, family, teaching the ways of the world, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 180
Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: rescue, adventurer, orphan, undercover, espionage, political unrest, culture clash, danger, rivalry, soldier, society, jungle ...
Place: india, england, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Gnome-Mobile (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric millionaire and his grandchildren are embroiled in the plights of some forest gnomes who are searching for the rest of their tribe. While helping them, the millionaire is suspected of being crazy because he's seeing gnomes! ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, orphan, rescue, rivalry, friendship, mental institution ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bonnie and cousin Sylvia, two very young children, are left at home in Willoughby Hall while their parents travel overseas. Only the servants and the prowling wolves are their companions. News arrives that Lord and Lady Willoughby are missing and an ...
Style: serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: chase, good versus evil, countryside, boarding school, family relations, danger, youth, rescue, orphan, heroic mission, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.9
 2K
Buddy (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, chimpanzee, gorilla, zoo, socialite, family, adventure, pets, family life, rescue, family relations, fish out of water ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 810
Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An American boy and girl, spending six months in Kenya with their scientist parents adopt a cheetah, only to realize that they must set it loose so that it can learn to hunt and be free. However, when the animal is captured by poachers planning to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, romantic, twist ending ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: disney, poacher, cheetah, rhinoceros, teenage life, family, elephant, adventure, coming of age, friends, danger, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, california, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, fairy tale, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, adventure, young heroes, magical, self sacrifice, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, parallel world, throne ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: dungeon, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Incredible Journey (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?
Style: serious, uplifting, exciting, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, danger, friends, on the road, obsessive quest, getting home, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Amazing Panda Adventure (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Far from home in the lush bamboo forests of China, ten-year-old Ryan Tyler, with the help of a young girl, goes on a wonderful journey to rescue a baby panda taken by poachers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, idiotic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: panda, adventure, family, poacher, parents and children, adventurer, on the run, survival, friends, family relations, disorder, animal life ...
Place: china, asia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Remake of the popular Disney classic, this time featuring some well known voices as two dogs and a cat trek across America encountering all sorts of adventures in the quest to be reunited with their owners.
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, adventure, friendship, cat, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, survival, family, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: cross country, usa, nevada, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.
Style: touching, fairy tale, clever, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, toys, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, parallel world, coming of age, adaptation ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you ...
Style: feel good, touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, coming of age, friendship, friends, family relations, disorder, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, escapades, wish come true, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 4.9
 4K
Sheena (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Sheena's white parents are killed while on Safari. She is raised by the mystical witch woman of an African tribe. When her foster mother is framed for the murder of a political leader, Sheena and a newsman, Vic Casey are forced to flee while ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sexy, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, assassination, good versus evil, mercenary, adventure, superhero, heroes, danger, survival, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 2K
Flipper (1963)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Many kids might say their best friend is a puppy or a pony. But for 12-year-old Sandy, the most special pet of all is the exuberant dolphin he rescues and who returns the favor by rescuing Sandy from sharks.The dolphin named Flipper first swam into ...
Style: touching, exciting, feel good, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, friendship, animal life, young heroes, teenage life, danger, youth, pets, healing power, father son relationship, dolphins ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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