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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, offbeat, stylized, semi serious, cult film, 70mm film, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: island, animals, village, friendship, vegetarian, rainstorm, parrot, snail, shell, family, adventure, youth, heroes, friends, adventurer, animal life, imaginary, escapades, doctors and patients, disorder, fish out of water, show tunes, silly humor, seal, talking animals ...
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, feel good, light and entertaining films with plots about family, children, adaptation, catastrophe, mentor, destiny and dialogue mostly in Family, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Doctor Dolittle: Mary Poppins (1964), Barney's Great Adventure (1998), Paddington (2014), Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996), The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, fairy tale, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: nanny, mischievous children, magic, family, imagination, family values, parents and children, new job, family relations, female protagonist, adventure, dance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: london, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, feel good, semi serious, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, toddlers
Plot: adventure, family, chase, friends, fish out of water, anti heroes, friendship, misfit, danger, anti hero, youth, show tunes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
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Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
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, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, kids and family, escape, disorder, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, peru, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: mole, family, adventure, friendship, show tunes, fish out of water, courtroom, factory, rescue, escapades, goofy hero, misfit ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: 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 ⇓
58%
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: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, dog, adventure, rescue, opposites attract, single parent, family, odd couple, daring rescue, dolphins, mischievous children, youth ...
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 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: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: rescue, hostage, animal actor, dog, kidnapping, friendship, family, adventure, family relations, longing, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, not serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: puppet, treasure hunt, island, young heroes, treasure, pirate, adventure, puppets, family, rescue, heroes, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, feel good, not serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: holiday, christmas, puppet, childhood, ghost, change of heart, family, puppets, escapades, nothing goes right, goofy hero, fish out of water ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, future, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her father's ship is carried off by a sudden storm, the spunky Pippi Longstocking is stranded with her horse, Alfonso,and her pet monkey, Mr. Neilson, and takes up residence in the old family home, which is thought by neighborhood ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, melancholic, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: adventure, little girl, family relations, family, friendship, rescue, young heroes, imaginary, superhuman powers, disorder, danger, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.9
 122K
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, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens ...
Plot: mouse, adoption, cat, adventure, orphan, kidnapping, anthropomorphic mouse, friendship, mischievous children, fish out of water, orphanage, chase ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
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: humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, toys, flying car, inventor, family, adventure, odd couple, show tunes, rivalry, young heroes, heroes, mischievous children ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ⇓
54%
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, offbeat, not serious, cult film ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: garbage, friendship, family, youth, disorder, friends, misfit, silly humor, mischievous children, adventure, monster, bullying ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, offbeat, stylized ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: toys, wedding, village, toy, toy soldier, family, adventure, romance, young heroes, village life, curses spells and rituals, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it's all fun and games, until ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: imaginary kingdom, talking cat, family relations, adventure, mischievous children, rescue, fish out of water, friendship, goofy hero, disorder, danger, youth ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: sasquatch, wildlife, family, adventure, fish out of water, friendship, parents and children, family relations, kindness, footprint, hamburger, vegetarian ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, seattle washington, seattle, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, melancholic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: friendship, clinic, animal human communication, doctor, dog, african american, talking animals, father son relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, monkey, adventure ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Bingo (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Bingo, the runaway circus dog, is off the leash and saving Chuckie's life! Bingo and the boy become the best of friends in this canine comedy featuring doggy disguises and skateboarding, pinball and prison. Chuckie and his parents (Cindy ...
Style: touching, humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, on the road, rescue, friendship, family, adventure, animal life, pets, escapades, dog movie, missing person, adoption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 294K
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, offbeat, light ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens, horror for children
Plot: adventure, jungle, mischievous children, fantasy world, getting home, childhood, disappearance, parallel world, young heroes, danger, time travel, board game ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 19th century, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: usa, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
52%
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: humorous, feel good, entertaining, melancholic, semi serious ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: vampire, imaginary, family, friendship, vampire hunter, escapades, supernatural, siblings relations, heroes, small town life, child protagonist, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: exciting, feel good, semi serious, captivating, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: pirate, mischievous children, heroes, young heroes, friendship, good versus evil, adventurer, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, adolescence vs adulthood, escapades, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.9
 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, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, mischievous children, child's point of view, lawyer, adventure, good versus evil, little people, disorder, danger, eviction, real estate, greed ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 9K
Black Beauty (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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: touching, sentimental, captivating, sweet, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, pets, adventure, friendship, family, animal abuse, animal life, hopes, getting home, human animal relationship, horse and carriage, horse actor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, monster, young heroes, family, adventure, mischievous children, child as adult, imaginary, supernatural ability, wish come true, curses spells and rituals, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, girls' night
Plot: friendship, pig, rescue, spider, survival, fantasy world, family, friends, heroes, animals, trenchcoat, uncle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1930s
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: getting home, family relations, airport, rescue, pets, family, adventure, friendship, misfit, odd couple, urban, fish out of water ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: san francisco, canada, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lisa Dolittle sends her daughter to 'Durango', a Dude Ranch, to find herself. While there, she uses her talent to talk to the animals in order to save Durango from being taken over by a neighboring Ranch.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: animal life, animals, animal, family, family life, pets, friends, family relations, ranch, silly humor, fish out of water, imaginary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.5
 9K
Scrooge (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The classic Charles Dickens' Christmas ghost tale told in musical form.
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, semi serious, visually appealing ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, time travel, generosity, money, miser, supernatural ability, family, destiny, youth, friends ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era, future, 70s
Place: london, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%