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The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli (1989)
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The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli (1989)
Original name: ジャングルブック・少年モーグリ
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Jungle Book Shōnen Mowgli is an anime adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's original collection of stories, The Jungle Book. It aired in 1989, and consists of a total of 52 episodes. The series, a compromise between the original Mowgli stories and the Walt Disney version, received international acclaim and was aired in different countries around the world.
Plot: jungle, wolf, orphan, snake, tiger, bear, black panthers, surrogate family, black panther
Place: india

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Most similar movies to The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, feel good and captivating films and TV series with plots about friendship, escapades, family, orphan, adventure, friends and jungle mostly in Animation, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Jungle Book: The Adventures of Mowgli: The Legend of White Fang (1992), Maple Town (1986), Marsupilami (1993), The Jungle Book (2010), Jungle Cubs (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Legend of White Fang (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Canada, France
TV show
Story: The adventures of a heroic lone wolf-dog and his human friends in the Klondike Gold Rush.
Plot: cartoon wolf, mountie, wolf, gold rush
Time: 1890s
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Maple Town (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Maple Town, known as Maple Town Stories in Japan is a 1986 anime series created by Chifude Asakura and directed by Junichi Sato. The series is animated by Toei Animation, consisting of 52 half-hour episodes, which aired on TV Asahi in Japan from ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, atmospheric, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: family relations, small town, friendship, animals, animal, rabbit, small town life, friends, social relations, animal life, family life, adventure ...
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Marsupilami (1993)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Marsupilami is an animated series that first appeared on television in Raw Toonage in 1992, and was then spun off into his own eponymous show on the CBS television network for the 1993–1994 season.
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: kids
Plot: jungle, rivalry, danger, escapades, family, friends, disorder, animal life, silly humor, farce, survival, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: south america
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The Jungle Book (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: India, Germany, France
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Jungle Book is a 2010 3D CGI animated TV series. This series is based on the original book by Rudyard Kipling. Starting in June 2012, the first season of the series will be seen in the U.S. on Disney XD. It currently airs on TVO Kids in ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, sincere, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, adventure, friendship, feral child, teaching the ways of the world, rivalry, young heroes, adventurer, animal life, rescue, escapades, orphan ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Jungle Cubs (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Disney's Jungle Cubs is an animated series produced by Disney for ABC in 1996. It was based on their 1967 feature film The Jungle Book, but set in the youth of the animal characters. The show was a hit, running for two seasons in syndication ...
Plot: animal protagonist, elephant, bear, tiger, panther, best friend, anthropomorphic animal, animal that acts human, orangutan, friendship, joke, friend ...
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The Jungle Book 2 (2003)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Mowgli, missing the jungle and his old friends, runs away from the man village unaware of the danger he's in by going back to the wild.
Style: feel good, exciting, entertaining, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: jungle, tiger, wolf, adventure, feral child, orphan, rescue, bear, friendship, family, leaving home, danger ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india, asia
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45%
Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle (1976)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle is an animated series created by the Filmation studio for CBS. There are a total of 36 episodes produced over the first four seasons. The series does not appear in the Entertainment Rights library, and the rights most ...
Style: wild
Plot: jungle, tarzan, feral child, good versus evil, river, survival, orphan, death of mother, monkey, human animal relationship, climbing a tree, legend ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Women II Jo's Boys (1993)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Nan Harding is the new student at Mr. and Mrs. Bhaer's school. Everyone thinks that she is a pain in the head, but not Mrs. Jo. Together with the other kids, they all embark on their personal adventures and misfortunes while learning in school.
Plot: school, farm, orphan, tomboy
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42%
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Super Cub (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Koguma is a high school girl in Yamanashi. She has no parents, friends, or hobbies, and her daily life is empty. One day, Koguma gets a used Honda Super Cub motorcycle. This is her first time going to school on a motorcycle. Running out of gas and ...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: slice of life, high school life, loneliness, friendship, orphan, high school student, motorcycle, motorcyclist, friends, girlfriend, teenager, teenage life ...
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42%
The Legend of Tarzan (2001)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Legend of Tarzan is an American animated television series created by The Walt Disney Company in 2001, based on the Tarzan character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The series aired on ABC from July 13 to September 7, 2002 as part of its ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, disturbing, semi serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: adventure, disney, tarzan, jungle, friendship, feral child, tribe, culture clash, escapades, rescue, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 1910s
Place: africa
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The Adventures of Alfred J. Quack (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands, Japan, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Alfred J. Kwak is a cartoon television series based on a Dutch theatre show by Herman van Veen and was co-produced by VARA, Telecable Benelux B.V. and TV Tokyo and first shown in 1989. It consists of 52 episodes. The series characters were designed ...
Style: serious, contemplative, clever, touching, 2d animation
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: heroes, politics, orphan, friendship, animal life, treason, dictatorship, dealer, german, injustice, friends, refugees ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Heidi (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, Australia, Germany
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Knee-high to a grasshopper, Heidi, a young orphan brunette with curly hair and the face of an angel, is brought by her aunt to the Swiss Alps to live with her grand-father, a silent and solitary old man. Taking up the challenges of her new ...
Style: scenic, sincere, emotional, touching, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: grandfather granddaughter relationship, orphan, friendship, best friends, family, optimism, friends, adventure, life philosophy, family relations, love of one's life, childhood ...
Time: 19th century
Place: swiss alps, alps, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Jungle Book (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: When Mowgli was just a baby, or as his adopted parents call him, a "man cub," Shere Khan the tiger went after Mowgli's mother and father. Baby Mowgli wondered off into the den of a wolf family with newly arrived cubs. The mother wolf ...
Plot: tiger, stampede, wolf pack, mild violence, little boy, confrontation
Place: india
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40%
Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (1974)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan, West Germany
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family relations, orphan, friendship, mountain, win over, young heroes, adventure, family, family life, youth, escapades, expatriate ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, europe, frankfurt germany, germany ...
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Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Welcome to the world of Avonlea, home to the irrepressible Anne Shirley. Avonlea is an exciting place to live especially as Anne's vivid imagination is always causing havoc for her and her friends. Anne is very, very good at getting herself and ...
Style: stylized, feel good, touching, serious, educational
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, family life, youth, redhead girl, family relations, strong female presence, family, little girl, redheaded girl, redhead, surrealism
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Ringing Bell (1978)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Chirin is an innocent though adventurous young lamb whose carefree life on the farm comes to an abrupt end when a wolf murders his mother. Confused and angry, Chirin pursues the wolf into the mountains, seeking revenge. The laws of nature are ...
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Timon & Pumbaa (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Lion King's Timon & Pumbaa, often simply referred to as Timon & Pumbaa, is an animated comedy television series made by the Walt Disney Company. It centers on Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog from the Disney film franchise ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, colourful, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Animals of Farthing Wood (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, UK, France, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The Animals of Farthing Wood is an animated series created by the European Broadcasting Union between 1992 and 1995 and based on the series of books written by Colin Dann. It was produced by Telemagination, based in London, and La Fabrique, based in ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: forest, bird, friendship, fox, vixen, birds, obstacle, animal life, starting over, wounded animal, in the woods, adventure ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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George of the Jungle (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
TV show
Story: George of the Jungle is swinging to save the day! With his best ape friend Ape, an exporler girl named Ursula, and a fellow jungle human named Magnolia by his side; there is no challenge too great for this king of the jungle. Now if he only ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, adventure, escapades, danger, best friends, family, disorder, surrealism, friends, monkey, friend, ape
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
School Babysitters (2018)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After losing both parents in a fatal plane crash, teenager Ryuuichi Kashima must adjust to his new life as the guardian of his younger brother Kotarou. Although Ryuuichi is able to maintain a friendly and kindhearted demeanor, Kotarou is a reserved ...
Style: shoujo, feel good, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: siblings, parenting, orphan, school life, high school life, friendship, high school, slice of life, tragedy, school, nanny, society ...
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Place: japan
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Jumanji (1996)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jumanji is an American animated television series that inspired the movie based on the short story of the same name. The series ran for three seasons from 1992 to 1999. In 1996, it was carried by the UPN Kids network, but later seasons were ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, clever, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: jungle, orphan, imaginary, escapades, family, adventure, heroes, danger, young heroes, mischievous children, youth, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Silver Fang 1 (1986)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Horror, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Silver Fang is the story of the incredible bear puppy Silver. The old man, Takeda Gohie, coach Silver. One day meetings Silver some wild dogs in the mountains, which recruits willing fighting dogs that will be in the showdown against the bear, ...
Plot: dog, bear, snow, winter, survival, good versus evil, orphan, leg injury, archer, bear attack, mountain, surrealism ...
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36%
Leo the Lion: King of the Jungle (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Leo is the lion king of the jungle, but unfortunately he doesn't know well what a king's job is. He believes it is his right to do as he pleases, even if it means disrupting the peace of others or being plain rude to them, as a king, Leo ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever
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36%
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Wolf's Rain (2003)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 701 min.
TV show
Story: In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, exciting, futuristic, enigmatic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Moomin (1990)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan, Finland, Netherlands
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In the remote and mysterious Moomin Valley live the Moomin trolls, gentle and peaceful creatures. Young Moomin and his family experience many strange adventures, both magical and mundane. Based on the children's stories by Tove Jansson.
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous
Audience: preschoolers, family outing
Plot: monster, witch, family relations, social relations, friends, family life, legends and myths, friendship, family, imaginary, escapades, mischievous children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
3000 Leagues in Search of Mother (1976)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Italy is in a deep depression, so to support her family, Marco's mother goes to Argentina to work as a domestic. But after she writes to her family that she is sick, her letters stop coming. So Marco decides to go to Argentina to look for ...
Style: emotional, twists and turns, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: adventure, friendship, cult, child in peril, pets, family, danger, young heroes, heroes, obsessive quest, youth, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: UK, Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The World of Peter Rabbit and Friends is a British animated television series based on the works of Beatrix Potter, featuring Peter Rabbit and other anthropomorphic animal characters created by Potter. It was originally shown in the U.K. on BBC ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: mouse, animal life, disorder, friends, solace, escapades, youth, family, mischievous children, family life, spanking, rabbit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Silverwing (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Silverwing is a children's animated television series based on Kenneth Oppel's novel of the same name.
Plot: forest, migration, island, anthropomorphism, bat, anthropomorphic animal, quest, jungle, owl, animals, talking animals, animal
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Little Busters! (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Anime film about a group of friends including a kid whose parents were killed
Style: humorous, captivating, light, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, high school, teenage love, friendship, teenage life, good versus evil, youth, rivalry, couples, friends, love and romance, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
To Your Eternity (2021)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: An immortal being was sent to the surface of the earth and met a boy living alone in the middle of tundra. The being can take the shape of dying things, but only if the "impetus" is stronger than the previous one. What sort of experiences ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, disturbing, psychological
Plot: reincarnation, immortality, eternal life, dog, friendship, survival, fantasy world, transformation, eternity, evolution, philosophy, supernatural ...
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