Movies like Roar 1981

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Roar (1981)
 6.2
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Roar (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Roar follows a family who are attacked by various African animals at the secluded home of their keeper.
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: jungle, leopard, family relations, chase, tiger, lion, elephant, adventure, heroes, family, parents and children, escapades, animal life, wilderness, lion cub, wildlife, vegetarian, zebra, horse, revenge, dead man, escape, scientist, motorcycle, experiment ...
Time: 80s
Place: africa

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Most similar movies to Roar

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, exciting and semi serious films with plots about adventure, escapades, danger, family, heroes, animal life and animals mostly in Adventure, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Roar: Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965), Mighty Joe Young (1998), Hatari! (1962), Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Safari (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a native village is apparently terrorized by a Lion, the local sergeant enlists the help of a veterinarian working at a nearby animal study center. It is soon discovered that the Lion has a unique problem, it has double vision due to the fact ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, veterinarian, animal life, family relations, black market, disability, adventure, family, village, parents and children, poacher, gorilla ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, monkey, bear, circus, family, adventure, couple relations, family life, siblings relations, heroic mission, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, pre-teens, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: gorilla, giant animal, jungle, adventure, beast, chase, friendship, poacher, dangerous animal, animals, exploitation, giant ape ...
Place: africa, california, los angeles, usa, uganda ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.1
 13K
Hatari! (1962)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A group of men trap wild animals in Africa and sell them to zoos. Will the arrival of a female wildlife photographer change their ways?
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: chase, giraffe, safari, elephant, adventure, romance, animal life, love and romance, adventurer, escapades, fall in love, dangerous animal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex, Marty, and other zoo animals find a way to escape from Madagascar when the penguins reassemble a wrecked airplane. The precariously repaired craft stays airborne just long enough to make it to the African continent. There the New Yorkers ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: talking animals, lion, friendship, farce, hippopotamus, zebra, penguins, jungle, friends, escape, survival, giraffe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, madagascar, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.5
 1K
Safari (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Richard Dacier owns a tour agency specialized on organizing safaris for European tourists eager to confront the African wild life. Actually, he took the job after his father and never went into the savanna by himself. As he owes big money to some ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: safari, adventure, wilderness, tour guide, disorder, escapades, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, nothing goes right, goofy hero, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Ghost and the Darkness (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sir Robert Beaumont is behind schedule on a railroad in Africa. Enlisting noted engineer John Henry Patterson to right the ship, Beaumont expects results. Everything seems great until the crew discovers the mutilated corpse of the project's ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, scenic ...
Plot: dangerous animal, adventure, survival, jungle, colonialism, lion, adventurer, obsessive quest, heroes, culture clash, animal attack, corpse ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: africa, kenya, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
King of Africa (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A British colonial policeman in Africa, circa 1900, pursues a band of escaped killers across territory so wild, it lies just "one step to hell."
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, wilderness, manhunt, chase, hostage, escape, escapades, heroes, captivity, fugitives, crimes, confined ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "I will try to be normal" 12-year-old Ace Ventura Jr. promises. Thats cool, except whats normal for him is finding missing mutts, kidnapped kitties or gone gators and creating hilarious chaos every step of the way.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, obsessive quest, escapades, adventure, disorder, uncover truth, heroes, pets, young heroes, amateur detective, family, private detective ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 26K
The Wild (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 82 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, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens
Plot: talking animals, disney, lion, zoo, adventure, animal life, jungle, rescue, survival, fish out of water, family, friendship ...
Place: africa, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.2
 771
Pride (2004)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Suki, a lioness cub, who rebels against her mother and her Pride to mate with an unsuitable lion from the other side of the river.
Style: captivating, semi serious, sincere, colourful
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: lion, family, family relations, survival, adventure, rescue, wilderness, young heroes, coming of age, escapades, animal life, river ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 104
Elephant Tales (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of two elephant brothers, Tutu and Zef, in search of their mother, and the menagerie of wild creatures they encounter along the way. Just days after the birth of baby elephant Tutu, human hunters arrive late at night and decimate the herd. ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, sincere, touching, fairy tale
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mischievous children, adventurer, righting the wronged, family life, orphan, rescue, escapades, adventure, getting home, elephant, jungle, hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, adventure, on the road, rivalry, farce, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Beethoven's 5th (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When Sara takes Beethoven to spend summer vacation with wacky Uncle Freddie in an old mining town, the mischievous canine "digs up" the missing clue to a legendary hidden fortune of Rita and Moe ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, dog, family life, friendship, friends, family, best friends, chase, partners, escapades, youth, odd couple ...
Time: 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
George of the Jungle 2 (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: George and Ursula now have a son, George Junior, so Ursula's mother arrives to try and take them back to "civilization".
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, parody
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: jungle, imaginary kingdom, escapades, nothing goes right, mischievous children, treasure hunt, adventure, buddies, disorder, fish out of water, gambling, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.
Style: serious, humorous, sweet, ridiculous, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: jungle, dinosaur, family, adventure, family life, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, wilderness, forces of nature, animal life, disorder, child in peril ...
Time: prehistory, 80s, prehistoric times
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Rusty: A Dog's Tale (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two orphans named Jory and Tess live with their grandparents. However, their cousins Bart and Bertha try to take them away because the two kids have trust funds from their dead parents. When Bart and Bertha kidnap the newborn puppies, Rusty the dog ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, rescue, dog, child custody, family life, disorder, animal life, friends, getting home, orphan, hopes, young heroes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 336K
Jumanji (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room. Alan's only hope for ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: fantasy world, jungle, adventure, board game, mischievous children, parallel world, childhood, family, magic, getting home, disappearance, young heroes ...
Time: 90s, 19th century, 20th century, 60s, 1860s ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.3
 7K
Wild America (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three brothers - Marshall, Marty and Mark dream of becoming naturalists and portraying animal life of America. One summer their dream comes true, they travel through America, filming alligators, b ears and moose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: alligator, adventure, family, escapades, siblings relations, wilderness, parents and children, family relations, filmmaking, animal life, betrayal, happy ending ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1967
Place: usa, arkansas, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.0
 588
Living Free (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Elsa's three mischievious cubs begin wreaking havok on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: lion, lion cub, pets, escapades, getting home, adventurer, adventure, heroes, family, hopes, family life, animal life ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 3K
Dadnapped (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, exciting, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: family, rescue, parents and children, adventure, young heroes, lifestyle, crimes, family relations, siblings relations, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 221K
Tarzan (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarzan was a small orphan who was raised by an ape named Kala since he was a child. He believed that this was his family, but on an expedition Jane Porter is rescued by Tarzan. He then finds out that he's human. Now Tarzan must make the ...
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, feel good, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: jungle, disney, love and romance, orphan, friendship, adoption, adventure, rain, monkey, animals, ape man, tarzan ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 20th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: africa, nigeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
George of the Jungle (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Baby George got into a plane crash in a jungle, stayed alive and was adopted by a wise ape. Ursula Stanhope, US noble woman is saved from death on safari by grown-up George, and he takes her to jungle to live with him. He slowly learns a rules of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, suspense, clever ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: fish out of water, jungle, air disaster, rescue, gorilla, adventure, goofy hero, friendship, lion, family, elephant, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 4K
Air Buddies (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Here’s the delightful tale of teamwork and adventure your whole family will love! Air Bud is the proud father of five adorable puppies - the hip-hopping B-Dawg, lovely Rosebud, mellow Buddha, dirt-loving Mudbud, and the big fella Budderball - with ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: puppy, golden retriever, family, pets, friendship, partners, adventure, buddies, heroic mission, disorder, odd couple, daring rescue ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.7
 180
Jungle Boy (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy's life is changed forever when he becomes lost in the jungle and is raised by animals.
Style: exciting, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, wilderness, heroes, adventure, treasure hunt, escapades, family, survival, rivalry, dangerous animal, animal life, graphic violence ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 106K
The Rundown (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis's rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely ...
Style: buddy comedy, stylized, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, tough guy, treasure, adventure, bounty hunter, gold, lone hero, heroes, respect, slavery, amazon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, los angeles, south america, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Naked Prey (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of men are on safari. One of the party refuses to give a gift to a tribe they encounter. The tribe is offended, seizes the party, and one-by-one, kills all but one of the safari members in various creative and horrifying ways. The last ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tribe, survival, wilderness, hunter, on the run, chase, manhunt, adventurer, culture clash, cannibalism, warrior, lion ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 1K
Amazon (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amazonia is an adventure in 3D inside the largest rainforest on the planet: the Amazon rainforest. Chestnut is a Capuchin monkey domesticated who survives a plane crash and finds himself alone in the dense forest. The monkey needs to learn to live ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: wilderness, jungle, monkey, nature, adventure, survival, family, hopes, predator, wild animal, dangerous animal, animal life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 5K
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: sexy, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, chase, assassination, good versus evil, heroine, mercenary, jungle girl, adventure, superhero, strong female presence, escapades, rescue ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Style: funny, exciting, intense, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: adventure, youth, parents and children, genetically altered, inventor, experiment gone awry, shrinking, family relations, fish out of water, home alone, survival, surrealism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%