Movies like Doctor Dolittle 1967

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Doctor Dolittle (1967)
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Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Get ready for the wildest adventure of a lifetime in the most ambitious production ever brought to film. Earning a 1967 Academy Award nomination for Best Picture, this dazzling fantasy turns both ordinary and exotic animals into talking, dancing and singing sensations! Rex Harrison is unforgettable in this inspiring adaptation of Hugh Lofting's classic stories.Step into the English country home of the good doctor as he performs remarkable treatments on the wildest variety of patients you could imagine. Discover his secret cures and watch with wide-eyed excitement as he and his four-legged, fine-feathered friends charm their way into your heart!
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, 70mm film, fairy tale, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: island, animals, village, friendship, vegetarian, parrot, rainstorm, shell, snail, family, adventure, youth, heroes, friends, adventurer, animal life, imaginary, escapades, doctors and patients, disorder, fish out of water, seal, dancing, dog, horse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1840s, 1930s
Place: england, africa, europe

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Most similar movies to Doctor Dolittle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, light, semi serious and feel good films with plots about family, adventure, friends, adaptation, catastrophe, dialogue and destiny mostly in Family, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like Doctor Dolittle: Barney's Great Adventure (1998), Mary Poppins (1964), Paddington (2014), Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Barney's Great Adventure (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Mom and dad dump son Cody, daughter Abby, her best friend Marcella and a baby on the farm with Grandpa and Grandma. Purple dinosaur Barney soon appears to entertain kids, and when a large colorful egg deposited on a farm by a shooting star is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, family, chase, fish out of water, heroes, disorder, friendship, youth, danger, escapades, imaginary kingdom, young heroes ...
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100%
 7.8
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Mary Poppins (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father.
Style: uplifting, touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, new job, dance, bank, fox hunt, family, dancing, family relations, youth, singer ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 83K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, sweet, humorous, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, kids and family, adoption, escape, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jailed for his reckless driving, rambunctious Mr. Toad has to escape from prison when his beloved Toad Hall comes under threat from the wily weasels, who plan to build a dog food factory on the very meadow sold to them by Toad himself. This ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, colourful ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, courtroom, misfit, danger, escapades, goofy hero, friends, countryside, fish out of water ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, offbeat, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, heroes, disorder, innocence lost, danger, youth, imaginary, mischievous children, escapades, curses spells and rituals, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 18th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Babes in Toyland (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: All roads lead to magical, merry Toyland as Mary Contrary and Tom Piper prepare for their wedding! But villainous Barnaby wants Mary for himself, so he kidnaps Tom, setting off a series of comic chases, searches, and double-crosses! The "March ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: village, toy soldier, toys, family, adventure, romance, kids and family, escapades, village life, imaginary, young heroes, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Harry and the Hendersons (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Returning from a hunting trip in the forest, the Henderson family's car hits an animal in the road. At first they fear it was a man, but when they examine the "body" they find it's a "bigfoot". They think it's dead ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wildlife, sasquatch, family, adventure, bounty hunter, fish out of water, friendship, parents and children, kindness, vegetarian, bigfoot, bad smell ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After telling the story of Flint's last journey to young Jim Hawkins, Billy Bones has a heart attack and dies just as Jim and his friends are attacked by pirates. The gang escapes into the town where they hire out a boat and crew to find the ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, feel good, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, island, treasure, puppet, adventure, puppets, pirate, family, map, friendship, escapades, heroic mission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Seven disgusting kids but nevertheless of interesting personality are being made of the green mud coming out of garbage can. Once alive their master gives them rules to obey although they think that life is funnier without following stupid ...
Style: toilet humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, gross out humor ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family, disorder, friends, misfit, youth, mischievous children, adventure, monster, garbage, bullying, children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
 4K
Benji (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Benji is a stray who has nonetheless worked his way into the hearts of a number of the townspeople, who give him food and attention whenever he stops by. His particular favorites are a pair of children who feed and play with him against the wishes ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, tense, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, dog, animal actor, kidnapping, friendship, hostage, family, adventure, animal life, heroes, disorder, young heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Zeus and Roxanne (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mary Beth is a marine biologist that gets annoyed when a dog called Zeus stows aboard her research boat. Nevertheless she is intrigued when the intrusive canine makes best-friends with her captive dolphin, Roxanne. She falls in love with Zeus's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, friendship, single parent, opposites attract, rescue, adventure, family, romance, family relations, friends, captivity, odd couple ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 113K
Stuart Little (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, light, clever ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: adoption, mouse, cat, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, adventure, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, kids and family ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: kidnapping, car chase, family, adventure, chase, magic, good versus evil, friendship, rivalry, mental institution, youth, danger ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Little Monsters (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young boy is scared of the monster under his bed. He asks his 6th grade brother to swap rooms for the night as a bet that the monster really exists. Soon the brother becomes friends with the monster and discovers a whole new world of fun and games ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, horror for children, monster, family, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, fish out of water, imaginary, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A successful physician and devoted family man, John Dolittle (Eddie Murphy) seems to have the world by the tail, until a long suppressed talent he possessed as a child, the ability to communicate with animals is suddenly reawakened with a vengeance! ...
Style: light, funny, emotional, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, clinic, animal human communication, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, monkey, adventure ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Little Vampire (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: vampire, family, friendship, horror for children, escapades, supernatural, siblings relations, heroes, imaginary, small town life, child protagonist, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Charlotte's Web (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, pig, survival, rescue, spider, family, friends, spring, grass, uncle, barn, animals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 2K
Tom Sawyer (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, small town, adventurer, young heroes, adventure, mischievous children, family, escapades, coming of age, heroes, disorder, pets ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, usa, missouri, saint petersburg, mississippi river
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, fish out of water, social misfits, imaginary, dealing with death, young heroes, hopes ...
Place: new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery, but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it.
Style: sentimental, feel good, exciting, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: kidnapping, inventor, flying car, family, adventure, heroes, disorder, rescue, imaginary, miraculous event, young heroes, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future.
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious, light ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: christmas, holiday, redemption, childhood, ghost, snow, change of heart, scrooge, puppets, family, friendship, encounter ...
Time: 19th century, future, 1840s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Canada
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, fairy tale, light, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: train, friendship, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, island, parallel world, curses spells and rituals, escapades, best friends, pirate, youth ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, fairy tale, captivating, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventurer, young heroes, adventure, danger, youth, escapades, legends and myths, disorder, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.6
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Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, serious, breathtaking ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, pets, family, adventure, friendship, injustice, friends, animal life, hopes, getting home, courage, human animal relationship ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 889
Pufnstuf (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy (Jack Wild) ventures to Living Island with his magical, talking flute, Freddy. Once there, he befriends many of the island's inhabitants, but the evil Witchiepoo (Billie Hayes) is determined to steal Freddy the flute away from the boy to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: magic, witch, getting home, escapades, young heroes, heroes, disorder, youth, danger, adventure, imaginary, family ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 31K
Nim's Island (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, scenic, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: island, isolation, young heroes, adventure, danger, family, rescue, agoraphobia, cruise, exotic island, scientist, rainstorm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 19K
The Borrowers (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, "borrowing" such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer ...
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, touching, clever ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, eviction, lawyer, child's point of view, real estate, mischievous children, family, adventure, youth, rivalry, save the day, young heroes ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Peter Pan Live! (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! - which drew over 18 million viewers - comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventurer, imaginary, young heroes, imaginary kingdom, family, adventure, mischievous children, escapades, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, rivalry, danger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the pets accidentally get separated from their vacationing owners, Chance, Shadow, and Sassy navigate the mean streets of San Francisco, trying to find their home across the Golden Gate Bridge. But the road is blocked by a series of hazards, ...
Style: exciting, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: airport, rescue, pets, family, adventure, friendship, survival, fish out of water, urban, misfit, odd couple, escapades ...
Time: 1990s
Place: california, canada, san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 11K
Santa Claus (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which ...
Style: feel good, touching, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, family, adventure, holiday, mad scientist, rescue, village, against the odds, fish out of water, heroes, disorder, child as adult ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%