Movies like The Jungle Book

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The Jungle Book (2016)
 7.4
 252K
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, visually appealing, nostalgic, suspense, interesting, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, jungle, disney, dangerous animal, wolf, adventure, friendship, animals, good versus evil, wolf pack, feral child, talking animals, courage, human animal relationship, greed, unlikely friendships, mischievous children, family, survival, justice, monkey, bear, panther, elephant, climbing a tree ...
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, humorous and feel good films with plots about adventure, escapades, family, danger, friendship, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Adventure, Family and Drama genres. Some movies like The Jungle Book: Life of Pi (2012), Two Brothers (2004), Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018), The BFG (2016), Mighty Joe Young (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 160K
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, feral child, animal life, young heroes, talking animals, mischievous children, conflict ...
Time: 1890s, 19th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 564K
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: motivational, captivating, melancholic, dramatic, scenic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, beautiful scenery, adventure, storytelling, ocean or sea, human nature, journey, lost at sea, life, isolation, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, mexico, toronto ontario canada, montreal, paris france ...
⇓ 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: semi serious, tense, exciting, stylized, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, jungle, fall in love, fish out of water, survival, orphan, friendship, feral child, self discovery, heroes, escapades, adventurer ...
Time: 90s, victorian era
Place: africa
⇓ 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, emotional, compassionate, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tiger, jungle, animal abuse, adventure, destiny, separated, survival, captivity, getting home, danger, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sentimental, disturbing, surprise ending
Audience: family outing
Plot: wolf, tiger, panther, anthropomorphism, hunter, feral child, jungle, teenage hero, human animal relationship, coming of age, bear, storytelling ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 74K
The BFG (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, India, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It's lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would ...
Style: fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: little girl, giant, imagination, magic, adventure, friendship, childhood, queen, fantasy world, family, dream, justice ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, serious, tense, intense, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, jungle, adventure, giant animal, chase, friendship, dangerous animal, beast, danger, animals, human sacrifice, exploitation ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 16K
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, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, animals, wilderness, survival, friendship, animal life, family, youth, on the run, rescue, escapades, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, jungle, wolf pack, young heroes, escapades, fish out of water, friendship, survival, feral man, animal life, disorder, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, sweet, melancholic, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, bear, circus, family, adventure, on the run, escape, feral man, dangerous animal, getting home ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 61K
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, stylized, suspense, futuristic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: post apocalypse, adventure, ancient mystery, steampunk, danger, puzzle, survival, uncover truth, cave, mayor, save the day, isolation ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 872
Cheetah (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: disney, child in peril, cheetah, rhinoceros, poacher, teenage life, family, elephant, adventure, orphan, daring rescue, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: kenya, africa, usa, california, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
 66K
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, feel good, uplifting, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: human animal relationship, freedom, adventure, killer whale, social worker, friendship, happy ending, captivity, animals, animal training, rescue, animal life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, serious, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: fantasy world, adventure, orphan, parallel world, magical, witch, imaginary, journey, kidnapping, experiment, wizards, chosen one ...
Place: england, oxford university, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.2
 190
Kim (1984)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's novel.
Style: semi serious
Plot: good versus evil, orphan, adventurer, adoption, rescue, jungle, espionage, child in peril, undercover, culture clash, danger, soldier ...
Place: india, europe, england, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mr. Conductor's supply of magic gold dust, which allows him to travel between Shining Time and Thomas's island, is critically low. Unfortunately, he doesn't know how to get more. Meanwhile, Thomas is fending off attacks by the nasty ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, whimsical, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: train, imaginary kingdom, friendship, family, adventure, rescue, danger, youth, parents and children, heroic mission, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: 2000s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, mischievous children, escapades, friendship, imaginary, adventure, young heroes, secret, magic, police, nun, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, horse, friendship, human animal relationship, survival, young heroes, rescue, adventure, mischievous children, family relations, wilderness, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: dog, cat, adventure, friendship, wilderness, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, journey, survival, family, disney ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, captivating, entertaining, exciting, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, friendship, knight, supernatural, heroes, parallel world, danger, orphan, kidnapping, rivalry ...
Place: stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: friendship, small town, coming of age, rescue, family relations, family, orphan, odd couple, best friends, parents and children, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 90s, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: car chase, mental institution, kidnapping, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, family life, disorder, leadership, animal life ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, sailing, sea, fishing, friendship, spoiled brat, escapades, teaching the ways of the world, mischievous children, family, young heroes, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: heroes, adventure, young heroes, siblings relations, boarding school life, chase, orphan, good versus evil, family relations, heroic mission, escapades, family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: touching, uplifting, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: dog, wilderness, adventure, cat, family, friendship, survival, on the road, getting home, obsessive quest, escapades, hopes ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
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: fairy tale, exciting, atmospheric, epic, scenic ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: imaginary kingdom, witch, good versus evil, fantasy world, adventure, magical, legends and myths, self sacrifice, young heroes, talking animals, curses spells and rituals, parallel world ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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: semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: friendship, gorilla, chimpanzee, family relations, socialite, zoo, family, adventure, pets, family life, fish out of water, rescue ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york, philadelphia, canada ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family, adventure, family relations, friends, heroes, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, escapades, imaginary kingdom, mischievous children, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: toy comes to life, toys, friendship, adventure, family, escapades, supernatural ability, parents and children, danger, parallel world, family relations, coming of age ...
Time: 18th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Lost World (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This Lost World is a splendid BBC TV dramatisation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous adventure story. Bob Hoskins makes an unusually genial Professor Challenger, far less of a bully than Doyle's character, but his slightly stereotyped ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, exciting, psychotronic
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, adventure, rivalry, dangerous animal, escapades, heroic mission, love triangle, danger, uninhibited rivalry, heroes, scientist ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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